Helping expertise flow between classrooms

Helping expertise flow between classrooms

Teachers can learn a lot from their colleagues. Research in Florida and North Carolina has shown that when a highly effective teacher gets a job at a new school, their new colleagues tend to improve as a result. Indeed, about one fifth of teachers’ expertise (measured...
Navigating the Stormy Sea of CPD in Schools

Navigating the Stormy Sea of CPD in Schools

It is perhaps no surprise that schools are finding it challenging to find the very best professional development opportunities for their staff. Within an increasingly fractured system,  schools have to navigate independent providers, local authorities, teaching...
Can Lesson Study Work in the UK?

Can Lesson Study Work in the UK?

Lesson Study is a model of collaborative enquiry originating from Japan that is becoming increasingly popular around the world as a way to enhance classroom practice. When carried out effectively, Lesson Study has the potential to transform teacher practice and...
How to best use video CPD

How to best use video CPD

Christophe Mullings is Head of Education at IRIS Connect. He has nine years teaching experience and completed a Masters degree on effective professional learning. The ways in which schools are using video technology to support teachers’ professional learning are...