Going beyond CPD to develop outstanding teaching and learning

Click here to view the full publication (5 pages) This publication 'moves the discussion from the importance of effective CPD for individual teachers (building human capital) to the importance of collaboration (building social capital).' This is something that intrigues me as I can see the value in each but the immense power of collaboration, especially through creative …

Brilliant teaching and training in FE and skills A guide to effective CPD for teachers, trainers and leaders

Read the full report by clicking here 'Brilliant teaching & training does not happen by accident,' is the opening line of this report. I'm finding it difficult to argue with this, as long as we allow for those odd flukes of an unplanned lesson going remarkably well. It is suggested that instead, 'it is created …

A Summer of CPD

It has been a while (until the last few days) since I've blogged. This has been due to a number of factors; imminent change in job role (more about that tomorrow), change of location resulting in a longer working day, writer's block and LOTS of CPD responsibilities. Here's an update of what I've been up …