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.

In the first of two articles by researchers in the south-west, Richard Jenkin and Alan Tucker present accounts of the impact of postgraduate professional development (PPD) on learning and teaching gathered from schools across Cornwall.

Cliff Jones guides CPD leaders/coordinators on how to add value for aspiring heads.