Other great lockdown resources
Contact EdSupportUk using their website or telephone helpline: the UK charity dedicated to supporting the mental health and wellbeing of education staff in schools, colleges and universities.
Browse this fantastic list of free online CPD: videos, courses, blogs, all curated by our very own Kathryn Morgan.
A selection of free videos as schools return
In response to schools transitioning back from remote learning, TDT is releasing some of our member-only content for the duration of this period, absolutely free.
Cat Scutt & Brent Philipsen – Online CPD
11-Apr-2020: Online PD experts Brent Philpsen (Vrije University, Brussels) and Cat Scutt (Chartered College of Teaching) explored how we support teachers with online professional development.
Karen Giles – Leadership Wellbeing
9-Jul-2020: Karen Giles, headteacher of Barham School & an NLE, explored how to find time for ourselves as leaders, especially during the pandemic.
Christian van Nieuwerburgh – Coaching online
7-Apr-2020: Author and international speaker, Christian van Nieuwerbugh, joined us to present ideas on coaching staff online.
David Weston & Cat Scutt – Planning online CPD
7-Jan-2021: TDT CEO, David Weston and Cat Scutt from the Chartered College of Teaching discuss planning online CPD for your staff: learning lessons from the past 10 months.
Mal Krishnasamy & David Weston – Team Communication during Lockdown
20-Jan-2021: Mal CPD Director, Mal Krishnasamy joins David Weston to discuss ‘Leading for effective communication during hybrid teaching: Bridging the gap between in-person and online teamwork’.
Sinéad Mc Brearty & Ben Parnell – Leading for Morale and Resilience
26-Jan-2021: Education Support UK CEO, Sinéad Mc Brearty and Greenshaw Learning Trust Regional Director, Ben Parnell explore ‘Leading for morale and resilience: Maintaining team and individual wellbeing’.
Tom Sherrington – Re-establishing pedagogical norms
27-May-2020: Author and expert Tom Sherrington explored core principles for restarting teaching in September.
More videos coming soon
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What is #CPDConnectUp like?
Here’s some images and testimonials from previous events.
The best CPD experience I have had so far during this lock down! I would highly recommend #CPDConnectUp for future sessions. The best thing was feeling connected. Thank you @TeacherDevTrust @informed_edu Maria Cunningham and Kulvarn Atwal! pic.twitter.com/3nuH4D09ZX
— Claire Shakeshaft (@shakeshaftc1) April 15, 2020
Thanks @TeacherDevTrust for these connect up sessions. These are so helpful in bringing diverse thinking together and promoting collaboration. A great session with @Thinkingschool2 , a real takeaway here is the power of building up trust to empower a team ?. pic.twitter.com/4afPj0L0cA
— Sandy Kaur MCCT (@sandyka1978) April 15, 2020
Really inspiring presentation on teacher learning communities from Dr Kulvarn Atwal @thinkingschool2 #CPDConnectUp Lots of links with our Professional Enquiry programme and some very exciting approaches.
— CNS T&L (@CNS_TL) April 15, 2020
Thank you, teachers, for ongoing commitment to the learning, growth and development of others, even during these challenging times. Appreciation also for those organisations that support teachers such as @TeacherDevTrust. #educoach https://t.co/9EbBYe8MXy
— C J van Nieuwerburgh (@ChristianvN) April 7, 2020