mutindi ndunda


The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of implementing a PLC as a form of professional development in an urban elementary school in Tanzania. Using a case study approach, both quantitative and qualitative data were collected from teachers, parents and students to assess the impact of PLC implementation on students' learning outcomes. Data analysis shows that PLCs can be a viable professional development option for schools in developing countries, and more specifically, those in rural-urban Tanzania.


professional learning communities, student learning outcomes, elementary schools, collaboration, action research

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