Vibrant, research-rich staffrooms at the heart of school improvement

Unlock high quality, research-informed teaching

Use TDT training and toookits for Pedagogical Coaching and Teacher Research Inquiry to engage your staff in the most powerful development that improves quality and consistency.

A buzzing, engaged staff-room

Transform the staff culture in your school, creating a school where teachers and TA’s are spontaneously and enthusiastically discussing pedagogy and research, collaborating to build the quality of practice in every classroom.

I feel the approach to CPD of ALL staff has become more strategically aligned with the school’s development plan

Improvement with traction

We help you use approaches that have both rapid and long-term impact, avoiding endless sticking-plasters and morale-sapping initiatives that lose traction.

Free, monthly leadership insights

Get our quickfire summary of everything that leaders of teaching, development and improvement need to know:

  • Policy news
  • Case studies
  • Funding opportunities
  • Actionable research summaries
  • Key events and conferences 

Improve & Build

Three keys to a culture of where everyone gets better 

Insight & Improvement

Get a detailed picture of barriers and enablers to development and improvement. Our CPD Audit and 365-day coaching support package connects you to experts, peers and the best tools and case studies.

Learn & Lead

Training in leadership of development & improvement for senior and middle managers across your school or trust. Empower a culture of development, driven at every level, aligned with the latest research.

Collaborate & Coach

Launch powerful projects in Collaborative Lesson Research and Pedagogical Coaching – within and across schools.

Zara Blakemore, Hatfield Academy

Being involved in this programme has been reassuring, supportive and has provided our school with direction and clarity on the academy’s CPD priorities

Paul Scraggs, Norbriggs Primary School

“I feel much more confident in delivering sustainable CPD that makes a difference and the project with yourselves has had a huge impact in shaping my approach to CPD.”

Bernadette Kaye, South Shore Academy

I feel the approach to CPD of ALL staff has become more strategically aligned with the school’s development plan

Teaching Leadership Mini Summits Report, October 2020

Teaching Leadership Mini Summits Report, October 2020

The Teacher Development Trust Teaching and Leadership Mini Summits ran throughout October 2020 and brought together a range of experts from across the education sector alongside case studies from multi academy trusts to share their experience and expertise. ...

CPD Provision: moving beyond the pandemic

CPD Provision: moving beyond the pandemic

The pandemic has changed the landscape for CPD providers forever. Put that on top of budget pressures, policy and accountability change, and there are big challenges for anyone providing training, consultancy and conferences for teachers and school leaders. David...

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