Welcome to the National Teacher Enquiry Network Easter 2013 newsletter. In this issue:
- The Stimulating Physics Network, David Cameron, Manger of the Institute of Physics’ Stimulating Physics Network, explains how their national network works.
- Point of view: we should have less cross-curricular CPD, Tessa Matthews, English Teacher and blogger has a strong view about effective CPD.
- Point of view: in defence of cross-curricular CPD, Alex Quigley, Subject Leader of English at Huntingdon School and blogger, puts the opposing case.
- Why is well-being for teachers so important?, Kathryn Lovewell, former teacher, now a well-being and emotional resilience consultant, explains why it is important to pay attention to teacher stress and happiness.
- Improving the teaching profession, David Weston, TDT Chief Executive, considers some potential ways to improve the structure of the teaching profession.
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