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...ation, 2012). In this case, the focus would be on assessing the manner the teacher is involved in collaborative problem-solving and decision-making with colleagues and other professionals to attain student success. This will extend to evaluating the extent that the teacher initiates collaboration with colleagues to facilitate opportunities that promote student learning. Collaborations should not be restricted to schools and there is a need to consider the productivity of the relationship that the teacher establishes with parents or guardians and the cooperative partnerships sought to enhance student learning and well-being. Furthermore, as conflicts are likely to arise in interacting with students, it would be of interest for teacher evaluation to establish the manner conflict resolution skills are employed to improve the effectiveness of teamwork and collaboration.
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