An Evaluation of the “Teach a Teacher” Project

  • David Morris


This chapter presents a thematic discussion of the findings outlined in Chaps.  4 and  5 in relation to the conceptual framework of student voice and teacher professional development (TPD). This discussion will be guided, in part, by also drawing upon literature concerned with school leadership, as well as considering the debates surrounding the generational divide. The discussion begins by contemplating the role of leadership in facilitating student-teacher partnerships before moving on to explaining how this fosters conditions of trust and empathy which in turn enable the process of role reversal and knowledge exchange to take place between pupils and teachers. Explanations are offered as to why the Teach a Teacher project provided a successful model of TPD and how in doing so, pupils offered a particular sensitivity in tailoring their provision to meeting their teachers’ needs.


School leadership Student-teacher partnerships Teaching and learning 


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