Harry Tomlinson introduces PDT readers to teh Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, and provides a valuable reference guide to the thinking and publications produced by this organisation
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 journal have been a major factor in establishing PDT as a leader in its field.
Liz Wood outlines the initial development of the NCSL Certificate and Diploma of School Business Management programmes; she also offers a comprehensive overview of her research in this field.
Kevan Bleach and Chris Rhodes describe how newly qualified teachers can enhance their teaching skills, professional development and career progression through an accredited programme of school–based reflective practice created with four LEAs
David Burrows, Director of education at Microsoft, introduces a new CPD programme for teachers which aims to improve teaching innovation and provide a flexible approach to carrer developemnt, while Ian Muir draws on a case study of Reading LEA to show how it has been used.
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.
Joy Coulbeck discusses whether or not the current bursar development programmes of the National College of School Leadership, and the BA (Honours) in School Business management, are giving rise to a new profession.
Peter Brett highlights the gap between policymakers' ideals FOR citizenship education AND the reality IN the classroom. He indentifies why practice IS so weak AND describes how the NATIONAL CPD Strategy FOR citizenship will help transform the future
Eileen Carnell tells us OF a new distance learning qualification IN learning AND teaching offered by Edexcel AND the Institute OF Education IN London
Vivienne Porritt, Katy Episcopo and Stella Wybron give first-hand accounts of how school practitioners in London’s local authorities have worked together on support for the leadership of professional learning.
Liz Forward describes her ‘learning journey’ as she moved from being a school administrative officer to business manager as result of her professional development experience.