Harry Tomlinson: a personal tribute
It is with much sadness that we learned of the death of our much esteemed colleague and friend Harry Tomlinson. Harry was a member of the Editorial Board of Professional Development Today from its inception and his tremendous efforts on behalf of the
Inset Days: a traumatic or transforming experience? (open access article)
How to make the most of school in-service training days? Sue Kelly describes a step-by-step approach to good practice drawing from her own experience.
Leading from the middle: a development programme for middle leaders
Gill Tricogolus describes the National College for School Leadership Leading from the Middle programme and how it is equipping middle leaders to address their challenging role.
Londons Learning: developing the leadership of CPD on London
Vivienne Porritt Katy Episcopo and Stella Wybron give first-hand accounts of how school practitioners in Londons local authorities have worked together on support for the leadership of professional learning.
Professional Learning Communities: What How and Why?
What is a professional learning community how do you go about creating one and is it worth the effort? Louise Stoll and Kate Hawkey report on a two and a half year governmentsponsored research enquiry and its implications for professional development
Chartered Teacher: enhancing practice enriching professional
Margery McMahon and Christine Forde describe how the Chartered Teacher initiative in Scotland is bringing about a culture of change in teachers professional learning. They highlight new insights gained into the nature of teacher expertise and point t
Training and development for schools – a quiet revolution?
Ralph Tabberer Chief Executive of the newly-formed Training and Development Agency for Schools (TDA) answers questions posed by PDT editors Graham Handscomb and Peter Earley. He casts doubt on whether much CPD practice provides best value from the in
The Insiders guide to early Professional Development
This comprehensive book sets out on the one hand to be both about early professional development (EPD)…
Chartered Teacher: enhancing practice, enriching professiona
Margery McMahon and Christine Forde describe how the Chartered Teacher initiative in Scotland is bringing about a culture of change in teachers' professional learning. They highlight new insights gained INTO the nature OF teacher expertise AND point TO a NUMBER OF issues still TO be resolved.