Category: CPD

Online teacher CPD: a reading list

A collection of key reading. Updated as new learning takes place. Critical engagement with research Rapid Evidence Assessment Summary: Remote Professional Development Education Endowment Foundation. 2020.  Poster ‘School leaders have a critical role to play in ensuring enabling conditions are

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Top 5 Reasons to Hold an Open Classrooms Week

First published in Teachers Matter Magazine, New Zealand in 2014 The best kind of professional development is that which is accessible, engaging, and provides sufficient time for reflection. So often, we focus on the students’ learning that there’s little time

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Transforming Teacher Education – Mentoring

A few weeks ago now, I completed the ‘Transforming Teacher Education’ course with Sheffield Hallam University and the Education and Training Foundation. Week 1- From Teacher to Teacher Educator and Observation Skills Week 2- A Teacher Education Curriculum, Teacher Identity

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A Further Education

I’ve always known, as a teacher of English (and sometimes maths, ICT and study skills) that there was a whole world of FE I didn’t have any real involvement with- a world filled with industry expertise and students working towards

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The Big Learning Project

After the trial of the Mini Learning Project in the summer term of last academic year, we’re finally about to begin the Big Learning Project: an approach to learning conceived after extensive reading into what makes CPD effective. The idea

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