Research of the week #1

We are writing our first ‘research of the week’ blog for Teacher Development Trust.  We hope to share research and ideas to inspire and raise awareness of our current research.  One of our research projects is exploring an international comparison of teacher...

Videos for new teachers

We’re happy to present a collection of videos that are perfect for new teachers to use to reflect on their practice, courtesy of the lovely people at Teachers Media. We suggest that you use them as a way of challenging your own thinking, finding out new ideas,...

Leading CPD Effectively

This article first appeared in SMT Magazine on May 11th, 2012. In these days of tight budgets and external pressures to improve, it is more important than ever for schools to get the most out of their continuing professional development budgets. When professional...

A professional development revolution

Traditional approaches to professional development for teachers aren’t working. That’s the stark message that comes out of a new report we commissioned from the Centre for the Use of Research Evidence in Education (CUREE). Too many courses and consultancy services...

Providing better professional development

The Teacher Development Trust works with hundreds of professional development providers through our GoodCPDGuide database and a key part of our mission is to help everyone improve the impact on pupil outcomes in the long term. We’ve distilled some of the key...