Headteacher CPD: a guide for chairs

Governing board chairs have an important role in supporting their senior executive leader – the headteacher or the chief executive – to identify and access the continuing professional development (CPD) and learning they need to build their capacity and expertise.

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This guide for chairs outlines ways in which you can invest in, support, and positively influence your headteacher’s CPD. Purposeful conversations between you and your headteacher are a crucial component of this work – this guide introduces CPD themes to help guide and structure your discussions.

Heads up for headteachers logoThis guide has been written in partnership with HeadsUp4HTs, a network that aims to celebrate and promote the invaluable work of headteachers, as well as providing a range of support services to schools and organisations within the education sector. 

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