Dr Hugh Starkey discusses two pilot CPD courses, part of a new DfES initiative on citizenship. read more

Rob Sheffield examines three techniques to help your school staff team explore problem solving

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How can school leaders and managers create an environment in which highly effective work can take place at all levels and all times? Former deputy head John Jackson suggests an approach. read more

Richard Jenkin and Alan Tucker present accounts of the impact of postgraduate professional development (PPD) on learning and teaching gathered from schools across Cornwall. read more

Kit Field, the chair of the CPD Committee of the Universities Council for the Education of Teachers (UCET) looks at the revised national standards from the point of view of CPD. read more

Jim Christophers and Chris Bryan of the college of St Mark and St John examine the problems of assessing impact and present a model that takes account of the individual and the wider community. read more

From inclusion to ethics, CPD Update looks at twelve essential headings for a CPD policy. read more

CPD Update analyses a document giving the direction of policy for the next three years. read more

Answering our list of questions could help you to define your role as CPD coordinator. read more

Now that the consultation period on the new national standards has closed and their coming importance has been underlined in the TDA’s report to Ruth Kelly, CPD leaders need to build a picture of how they might become part of a school’s CPD policy. Cliff Jones raises some questions. read more

Government plans to enlarge Ofsted in order to create a single inspectorate that will include all of the services for both children and learners. read more

One of the most significant events affecting CPD over the next year will be the revised national standards. read more

Graham Guest provides an introduction to the basics of continuing professional development in schools

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