All successful schools have one thing in common – they are full of brilliant teachers. This doesn’t happen by chance. If schools are to develop their teachers into first rate reflective and high performing practitioners, they need a varied and personalised CPD programme – based on collaboration and sharing best practice. This book looks at how schools can move away from the ‘one size fits all’ approach to CPD that still exists in a number of schools, to a CPD programme that will appeal to a range of teachers, unlocking the potential that exists within the staffroom. It’s about excellence from within. The book covers: leadership, school improvement, staff development, teaching excellence, growth mindsets and much more.
- Why Teachers Matter – Why CPD Matters
- 15 Minute Forums
- Learning Development Groups
- Action Research
- Professional Learning Visits
- INSET Days and Staff Meetings
- Lesson Observation Review and Reflection
- Lesson Study
- Social Media
- Student-Led CPD
- Next Steps
Shaun Allison started teaching science in West Sussex, before becoming a head of science. He is currently deputy head teacher at Durrington High School. He leads on CPD and is interested in supporting teachers to grow and develop their classroom practice. He is also a popular speaker.
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