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CPD front and centre

This article recognises the importance of CPD in schools and trusts and explains how boards can become invested in a development culture.

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Over the years, the Teacher Development Trust (TDT) have interviewed hundreds of teachers and leaders in schools as part of the process to identify CPD needs. They also often speak to chairs, governors and board members.

In this article, first featured in NGA’s Governing Matters membership magazine, Maria Cunningham, director of education at the Teacher Development Trust, suggests ways governors can become more invested in staff CPD.

The article covers:

  • the impact of CPD on improving learning outcomes
  • wellbeing and staff retention
  • don't forget your head

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