The continuing professional development (CPD) of teachers has, since the 1980s, become an important subject in teacher education reform in the world (Ding, 2001). Increasingly, it is being realized that teaching is a specialized work and that teachers as developing professionals should reach their maturity both in the context and level of their profession through lifelong learning and exploring.
Jusoff, Kamaruzaman; Kareem, Omar; Bing, Khuan; and Awang, Marinah
"Teacher Capacity Building in Teaching and Learning: The Changing Role of School Leadership,"
Academic Leadership Journal: Vol. 9
, Article 46.
Available at: http://scholars.fhsu.edu/alj/vol9/iss1/46