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...
Is Twitter CPD?

Is Twitter CPD?

This recent article outlines the many benefits of teachers engaging with other teachers through Twitter or social media. As it rightly outlines, Twitter is an excellent resource for finding ideas, hearing about new research, being informed and potentially challenging...
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...
What’s going wrong? Surprising findings of CPD study

What’s going wrong? Surprising findings of CPD study

What’s going wrong? Focusing on Mathematical Knowledge: The Impact of Content-Intensive Teacher Professional Development  In September, a rather surprising study was released by the US Institute of Education Sciences. ‘Focusing on teachers’ mathematical knowledge: The...