Getting the CPD balance right
Great CPD is all about balance - as David Weston explains...
While most teachers and school leaders agree that CPD is crucial to a school's success and development, it can be harder to reach a consensus on what it should entail or look like. All school leaders want their staff to participate in good quality CPD that develops them as individuals and makes a measurable and significant contribution to whole school improvement, but it can be hard to identify the best way to go about this.
As part of our efforts to resolve this, Bluewave.SWIFT and the Teacher Development Trust (TDT) recently held a roundtable event in London for secondary school leaders to discuss what a CPD 'ideal' looks like and how schools can work towards it...read more