Advantages And Disadvantages Of Partnership In Education

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Effective teaching and learning are important to nation stability through skill development and economic growth. Therefore, the process requires the integration of efforts by teachers, the community and businesses, and parents to be invested towards student improvement. A teacher leader plays a core role in facilitating a smooth and lasting partnership by identifying education areas that require improvement and sell the ideas to the parents, community and businesses and get them to invest towards the common goal of student career readiness (Teacher Leadership Website, 1998).
Current or possible business/community partnership
Serving as an assistant teacher at Shelby County High School Special needs department has led to the appreciation of the challenges that both teachers and students face. The Teacher Leadership Website (1998) proposes that sharing of ideas with colleagues helps improve skills needed for students to reach high standards. As teachers, we have come together and developed a strategy to maximize on the
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The proposed partnership will be the base for building an Individualized Education Program (IEP) that is aimed at analyzing the specific education needs of each student, and this will help improve student performance. Another advantage is that the partnership will facilitate an innovative way of teaching that helps overcome challenges faced by teachers and students, and this will help bridge the education and skills gap after college education. Another advantage is that the school will receive additional services from the business partnership including repair and maintenance and technical support which will facilitate a smooth implementation of the assistive technologies. Effective utilization of these learning tools will allow students to benefit from their education

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