Developing teachers – changing classroom practice
Robin Newman describes his school’s approach to professional development through its ‘Teaching & Learning Workshops.’ These fostered a spirit of professional learning communities where teacher development is closely aligned to impact on learning for children.
Effective Practices in Continuing Professional Development –
In this article, the first of two, Peter Earley and Vivienne Porritt discuss the main findings of the TDA’s “Effective Practices in Continuing Professional Development” project whose aim was to help schools improve their provision and evaluation of CPD for the school workforce.
Professional development that works!
Graham Handscomb asks does professional development make a difference to the school workforce and to children, and how would we know?
Research-informed professional development
Alice Pettigrew and Stuart Foster show how their research into teaching and learning about the Holocaust has helped to create a fve part professional development programme. The result is a compelling example of research-led professional development which transforms practice.