chapter  8
Noticing and professional development
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This chapter considers the role of disturbance in prompting and sustaining professional development, and at ways in which the noticing can be used explicitly to foster and sustain professional development in others. Francis Bacon (1609) captured the spirit of this beautifully: ‘So knowledge, while it is in Aphorisms and observations, it is in growth; but when it once is comprehended in exact Methods, it may perchance be further polished and illustrated, and accommodated for use and practice, but it increaseth no more in bulk and substance.’