Communities of Practice: Creating Learning Environments for Educators

Editors, Chris Kimble, Paul Hildreth and Isabelle Bourdon
Publisher, Information Age Publishing

As a two volume set:
Hard cover ISBN: 1593118678 , Soft cover ISBN: 159311866X

As separate volumes:
Hard Cover - Vol 1 ISBN: 1593118635 , Vol 2 ISBN: 1593118651
Soft Cover - Vol 1 ISBN: 1593118627 , Vol 2 ISBN: 1593118643


Jean-François Marcel, Toulouse EducAgro, France


Jean-François Marcel is a former teacher and teacher trainer, he is now Professeur des Universités (Academic) at the Ecole Nationale de Formation Agronomique (National School for Agronomic Training) in Toulouse, France. His research is devoted to the professional development of teachers through teaching practise (both individual and collective) in the daily school and classroom context. The research group is part of the international network OPEN (Observation des Pratiques Enseignantes / Observation of Teaching Practices) comes under his responsibility; he has also published several scientific articles and was responsible for several joint publications.


Volume 1, Chapter 20 - Innovative Projects in French Secondary State Schools: A Comparative Analysis of Two Communities of Practice