Encouraging Empathy: The Role of Teachers
by Adam Kirkbride, March 2022
“In an era when differences of race and religion, the extremes of wealth and poverty, and the dilemma of global warming dominate our new headlines, never has it been so necessary to develop the quality of empathy…” – Bridget Cooper, 2011.
How can we encourage empathy? Find out here!
Teacher Resilience: “The Persistence of Hope”
by Adam Kirkbride, February 2022
An individual’s capacity for resilience can grow and fall from day to day. This is well-exhibited in the teaching profession, where resilience has been shown to be a key factor contributing to teacher success and commitment. So how can we increase teacher resilience?
Check out this blog post to find out more!
Should SJTs used for teacher selection be context-free or context-rich?
by Adam Kirkbride, December 2021
There is a growing research base that supports the use of situational judgment tests (SJTs) as an effective selection method for teacher education. But should these SJTs use context-free or context-rich scenarios? This post offers an in-depth look at what the research says about the pros and cons of each.
Selecting tomorrow’s teachers
by Liz Maxwell and Rob Klassen
(Bett hub, 12 March)
How can we choose the best candidates for teacher education?
For nearly 10 years, our team of researchers at the Teacher Selection Project has conducted rigorous international research to identify the key attributes of effective teachers.
A day in the life of an MMI assessor
by Helen Granger, December 2020
In this blog, one of our Multiple Mini Interview assessors describes her experience. These MMIs were the central element of the selection process for a large teacher training programme that was implementing MMIs for the first time.