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  • International Task Force on Teachers for Education 2030,
  • 2023
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Rethinking teacher training to support a lifelong learning journey


This policy brief advocates a shift from traditional professional development to lifelong learning, aligning with UNESCO's 2021 social contract for education. Emphasizing collaboration, it addresses challenges in teacher development. Key recommendations include involving all stakeholders, raising salaries, and improving working conditions. To enhance professional development, the brief suggests teacher involvement in design, linking it to career progression, and employing active methods like mentoring and communities of practice. Regular, extended programs are highlighted for effectiveness. Overall, the paper urges holistic strategies to elevate teaching and adapt to educational changes.