Below is a list of useful links and resources for CPD Leaders
Please click here for the latest version of the CPD Handbook.
FOBISSEA CPD Newsletters
Issue March 2012. Please click here.
Issue November 2012. Please click here.
Issue March 2013. Please click here.
Subscribe to CPD Week for free updates on CPD in education http://www.teachingexpertise.com/
RESOURCESPlease note that the Book Depository http://www.bookdepository.co.uk/ will deliver free worldwide
Bubb, S & Earley, P (2007) Leading and Managing Continuing Professional Development, London: Paul Chapman.Kelly, Sue (2006) The CPD Co-ordinator's Toolkit, London: Paul Chapman *Highly recommendedRhodes, Christopher, Stokes, Michael & Hampton, Geoff (2004) A Practical Guide to mentoring, Coaching and Peer-networking: Teacher Professional Development in Schools and Colleges, London: RoutledgeFalmerWest-Burnham, John & O'Sullivan, Fergus (1998) Leadership and Professional Development in Schools, London: Pearson Education.
GOVERNMENT AGENCIES The government standard for UK teachers and schools-related professions.http://www.teachernet.gov.uk/
The government standard for teachers Continuing Professional Development CPD http://www.teachernet.gov.uk/Professionaldevelopment/
Training and Development agency for Schools http://www.tda.gov.uk/
Training and Development agency for Schools CPD Zone http://www.tda.gov.uk/leaders/cpdzone.aspx
Professional Standards for Teachers http://www.tda.gov.uk/leaders/teachers/professionalstandards.aspx
CPD LEADERSHIPNational College : Strategic Leadership of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is a free online unit created in partnership with the Training and Development Agency for Schools (TDA). The unit takes 7-10 hours to complete and introduces participants to the key areas of knowledge and current research in CPD leadership; it is valuable to anyone who has strategic responsibility for CPD in their school. http://www.nationalcollege.org.uk/leadershippathways-cpd PRODUCTS & RESOURCESBlue Sky : Education, performance management tools for education professionals. http://www.blueskyeducation.co.uk/ (Kellett & BIS Jakarta use this product - contact Ciaran Harrington or Ian Davies)
Hamilton Trust : Subscription site for high quality materials, lesson plans etc linking to new Primary Frameworks, Strategies etc. http://www.hamilton-trust.org.uk/index.asp?id=1(Tanglin subscribes to this product)
NCSL leadership publications http://www.ncsl.org.uk/publications-index/publications-leadingimprovement.htm?sgroup=107
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Policies for Schools website: subscribe to over 230 school policies for £195pa http://www.policiesforschools.co.uk/content-26.html