TDT September Newsletter

Welcome to the Teacher Development Trust September Newsletter. In this issue: Seven Deadly Sins of Teacher Development, David Weston, Chief Executive of Teacher Development Trust explores the good and the bad of professional development. This much I know...

Launch of our NTEN Pilot second phase

We launched the second phase of our National Teacher Enquiry Network pilot phase last night in a meeting hosted by the Catalyst Teaching School Alliance at the Bishop’s Stortford High School. The launch was made possible by a grant from the National College for...

National Scholarship Fund for teachers

The DfE has opened the applications for the new National Scholarship Fund which provides grants of up to £3500 to subsidise half the cost of CPD covering specialist or subject knowledge within English, Maths, Science or SEN. Applications must be completed online and...

A new government focus on CPD?

The Teacher Development Trust welcomes the new focus from the Department for Education on the importance of professional development for teachers. The Secretary of State for Education, Michael Gove, wrote to our Chief Executive last week and said: “As you will...

TDT welcomes the Goldacre Report

The Teacher Development Trust welcomes today’s publication by the Department for Education of “Building Evidence in to Education”, a report by Dr Ben Goldacre. Commenting on the launch, TDT Chief Executive David Weston said: “Ben is absolutely...

John Bangs joins TDT Trustee Board

We are delighted to welcome John Bangs who has kindly agreed to join the Teacher Development Trust’s board. John started his career as a teacher. He joined the National Union of Teachers (NUT) in 1990 as the officer responsible for special needs and for the...