: Learning and Teaching in Innovation: why it is important for education in 21st century

The purpose of this article is to understand the state of play in today’s research into the field of teacher learning and teacher professional development, as well as to make a connection with the need for change in how education is implemented in schools of 21st century. The study portrays the accelerated learning curve for teachers in innovative learning environments which as such demand collaboration, experimentation and questioning of one’s own practice. The conclusions point out the need for spreading the examples of successful pedagogical and technological innovations and further stimulating teacher learning in order to get better results for schools, pupils and societies in the future.

Keywords: teacher learning, teacher professional development, innovation, educational change, 21st century skills

Year: 2017
Issue: 2
Page: 45-60
jún 2017