Why I’m against Performance-Related Pay

3 relevant points and one that could be debated. Enough?

Scenes From The Battleground

There is no shortage of reasons to be against performance related-pay for teachers. The video which I have shared here is a good starting point. Another might be the brief summary of its history and general ineffectiveness as a method of raising results given here by Diane Ravitch or an evaluation of the research can be found here.

However, my opposition to performance related-pay for teachers is not based on whether it can be empirically established if it would raise grades or not. I object to it for more fundamental reasons.

1) I do not want to compete with my colleagues.

If the best teachers are to be rewarded with extra cash, particularly if it is to be distributed by schools, then it would be foolish to try to help your colleagues get better at teaching. A teacher who did so would risk losing money to those they helped…

View original post 503 more words


About plerudulier

Primarily interested in interacting and engaging with people about issues related to profession but also charity, environment, ... you get the idea.

Trackbacks / Pingbacks

  1. Weekly blog posts (weekly) | Lelapin's Weblog - April 21, 2013

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Miss Marks Blogs

Teaching outside of my comfort zone

Java and Junket

Conversations about coffee, travel, and getting the most out of life

Paul's Project Server and Project Online Blog

Microsoft Project Server and Project Online (PPM)

Steve Goodyear

The SharePoint Whisperer's Notes & Ideas


Recipient of whatever I feel like sharing | Pensées partagées

WSantos's Blog

All things Microsoft (and whatever else crosses my mind)

Pimpf : Drifting somewhere...

All those elements that make me complete...

An infinity of hypotheses

The Biologue Chronicles

Comics have the Power

Comics have the Power !

Les Bulles de Bourgogne

« La Lecture est une amitié » Proust

Les trouvailles de Georgette

Trésors du domaine public et des licences libres : une sélection de la bibliothèque Georges Brassens, Paris 14e

Urbanisme - Aménagement - Fiscalité

Consultant et Formation en Urbanisme

Le Blog de Nicolas Beretti

Avec de l'entrepreneur et de l'auteur à l'intérieur


L'information Revisitée et Ouverte aux Citoyens

Thierry Borne


%d bloggers like this: