Leading CPD Effectively - the Role of the CPD Leader

  • No Forthcoming Dates
  • Leadership
  • Full
  • Primary
  • Leadership

3 day programme

17th January 2019 27th February 2019 27th March 2019

In these days of tight budgets and external pressures to improve, it is more important than ever for schools to get the best value out of their continuing professional development budgets.

When professional learning is carried out well, it is the most effective tool for improving pupil outcomes, closing gaps, and improving staff morale.

Well led CPD helps to build a successful a culture of professional learning within a school.

This three day programme is for those with responsibility for leading and managing CPD in their schools or phase. This can include headteachers and other senior and middle leaders in primary, secondary and special schools.****

During the programme you will:

  • Further develop the knowledge, understanding and skills required by a CPD leader, so that you can devise high impact CPD programmes in your school;

  • Consider the CPD leader role in preparing and implementing whole school or phase CPD and staff development policy and practice;

  • Consider how to ensure that key school systems, such as development planning, appraisal and CPD are aligned to maximise impact;

  • Consider how to further develop your professional learning community, so that staff learning can flourish despite often feeling under the endless pressure of the everyday teaching workload;

  • Discuss the research and evidence based CPD strategies which impact most on improving teaching and learning in classrooms;

  • Review how best to identify and address school and individual CPD needs;

  • Discuss how well planned CPD can effectively support colleagues in their career development;

  • Discover how to plan for impact - not just try to measure it; Work through effective strategies for evaluating both the short and longer term the impact of CPD;

  • Consider whether your school is making the most of the Teacher Standards, National Standards of Excellence for Headteachers and Professional Standards for Teaching Assistants;

  • Learn the secrets of making change stick.

Programme Facilitator: Nigel Battey

Nigel was previously Senior Adviser for Cambridgeshire LA for seven years and has also worked at The Eastern Leadership Centre, leading the organisation and delivery of senior leadership programmes, including NPQH, across the Eastern Region. He was also an accredited national trainer for the Training and Development Agency, facilitating training nationally for a number of TDA programmes. Nigel has been headteacher of two schools. Ofsted noted Nigel’s “inspirational leadership”.

Currently he is a partner in 'Partnerships for School Improvement' (PfSI), the largest independent provider of school improvement services to primary schools and academies in Cambridgeshire, working as a School Improvement Adviser to schools.

He is also a lead facilitator and mentor for the National College Chair of Governors Leadership Development Programme.

PLP members: £300 per person for the full 3 day programme Or, £125 per day Non PLP members £525 per person for the full 3 day programme Or, £200 per day

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