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Professional development and sustainable development goals

Havea, Peni H. and Mohanty, Manoranjan (2020) Professional development and sustainable development goals. In: Quality Education. Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals . Springer Nature, Switzerland, pp. 1-12. ISBN 978-3-319-69902-8

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Professional development is defined as a consciously designed systematic process that helps professionals to attain, utilize, and retain knowledge, skills, and expertise. It is simply a process of obtaining skills, qualifications, and experience that help in advancement in one’s career. In the field of education, it is defined as the process of improving staff skills and competencies needed to produce outstanding performance of students. It also refers to a process of improving an organization’s staff capabilities through access to education and training opportunities for better output. Professional development can include a variety of approaches such as formal and informal education, vocational, specialized, or skill-based training, or advanced professional learning.

Item Type: Book Chapter
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Subjects: L Education > LC Special aspects of education
Divisions: Pacific Centre for Environment and Sustainable Development (PACE-SD)
Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE) > School of Government, Development and International Affairs
Depositing User: Ms Shalni Sanjana
Date Deposited: 17 Jan 2020 00:39
Last Modified: 24 May 2020 23:26

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