Daily planner of teachers is recognized as useful introspective ways that assist in the professional development of teachers. Daily planners are very helpful for honest self observation and it is good to share experiences, both good and bad for the benefit of all teachers and their students. At CRSCE it is compulsory for every teacher to make daily planner with the aim of finding new insights. The planner involves an inwardly reflective procedure by thinking back carefully over the lessons, putting thoughts into writing and than analyzing these for deeper insight. The self awareness generated by this contemplative procedure can be beneficial for the personnel – professional development of teachers. Planners give teachers the courage to take the risk, to explore new adventures. They do this through ‘overcoming a resistance to new techniques in teaching. Therefore a teacher diary could also be referred to as an agent for change laying the foundation for professional development.
The model of daily planner is as follows: