In addition to their own CPD, it is important that governors are kept well informed of CPD in the school.
- It is important that governors are regularly informed of what CPD is taking place and how the CPD budget is being spent.
- It is more important that governors understand how important CPD is to pupil outcomes, and have some understanding of what makes effective CPD.
Resource: The Self Improving School – the importance of CPD, Guidance for Governors
Blog, Clare Collins, Lead Consultant, National Governors’ Association, ‘School Governing Boards and CPD’.
Website: Evidence around the current state of professional learning and what makes it effective, Teacher Development Trust.
Research: ‘Developing Great Teaching’, Teacher Development Trust’s research report into effective professional learning.