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The benefits of collaborative Content Representation (CoRe) design with experts for early career secondary teachers in science and technology

Anne Hume, Chris Eames, John Williams, and John Lockley 


This article reports on a study, funded by the Teaching and Learning Research Initiative (TLRI), which addressed the key area of early career teacher education. The study researched the construction and use of a CoRe (Content Representation) as a planning tool to develop the professional knowledge bases of early career secondary teachers in science and technology. The study was designed to examine whether a CoRe, co-designed by a team of early career teachers and content and teaching specialists, can support and accelerate the professional learning of early career science and technology secondary teachers, and enhance student learning outcomes in schools.

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