"standards-based Teacher professional development " as the point of departure to change

Document Type : Research Paper


All educational reforms target the development of students and the most important factor in student growth is the adequacy and effectiveness of the teacher. If we want teachers to prepare students successfully for the future, they need to be prepared for the future themselves. The document on the fundamental transformation of education indicates that the need for change in education was felt and the need to change the system of ranking teachers indicate changing in teacher performance effectiveness. Teacher proficiency and professional development is a guarantee to teacher effectiveness. This article focuses on standard-based teacher professional development and investigates several educational systems documents that are based on theories and scientific researches. Then, standard components are adopted. In the next phase, these standards are evaluated in the steps of preparation, training and assessment considering the context for change and standard training levels and lastly, the most appropriate ways of standard-based teacher professional development assessment are developed