Book Review: Effective Practices in CPD
Graham Handscomb reviews a book that enables the reader to genuinely get to grips with judging the impact of effective professional development.
Creating a world-class education system
Peter Earley reports on a national one-day conference which heralds the changing shape of professional development.
Professional development for the School Business Manager
Nikii Messer sees the School Business Manager as making an important contribution to preparing young people for 21st Century change and describes the professional development needed to support and deepen this role.
Future Schools: Future Leaders
What leadership is needed for schools of the future? 'Future Leaders' was established in 2006 to develop the next generation of leaders for the nation’s most challenging schools. James Croft interviews CEO Heath Monk.
Professional development to improve transition
Jane Jones describes a professional development research project to bring about better cross-phase understanding between primary and secondary teachers and improve transition arrangements for their pupils.
How to… develop staff through whole school visioning
How can we create inspirational learning spaces and bring about school transformation? Alison Gold and Lorraine Laudrum give us a comprehensive change programme for the whole school community.
How to… transform schools through ICT change champions
Abigail Williams describes how ICT change champions can be the launch pad for improving teaching and learning and for transforming schools.
Education as if the future really mattered
What is the future we want and how can schools become part of a “great turning” in global consciousness about sustainability? Jane Reed explores new, exciting pedagogies to enable right choices to be made and sets challenges for professional development.
Future schools: the professional development challenge
Paul Clarke poses startling questions about the nature of improvement, the purpose of education and the viability of the society we are preparing children for.