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“ … if we wish schools to become places in which students acquire the dispositions as well as the knowledge that will enable them to play a part in transforming the societies of which they are members, we must also change the conditions under which their teachers’ education and professional development take place. This includes giving teachers the opportunity to develop their own expertise in planning and enacting the curriculum through critical inquiry into their own practice that is conducted in collaboration with their colleagues and, ideally, in conjunction with parents and other community members. ”
Wells, G. (2002). Inquiry as an orientation for learning. In G. Wells & G. Claxton (Eds.), learning for life in the 21st century. Sociocultural perspectives on the future of education (pp. 197-210). Oxford: Blackwell Publishers.