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Useful Links and Resources

Below is a list of useful links and resources for CPD Leaders



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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 recommended
Rhodes, Christopher, Stokes, Michael & Hampton, Geoff (2004) A Practical Guide to mentoring, Coaching and Peer-networking: Teacher Professional Development in Schools and Colleges, London: RoutledgeFalmer
West-Burnham, John & O'Sullivan, Fergus (1998) Leadership and Professional Development in Schools, London: Pearson Education.

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National 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.



Blue Sky : Education, performance management tools for education professionals. (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. subscribes to this product)

NCSL leadership publications

Subscribe to @education eBooks from Optimus Education - eBook news, free downloads and information for CPD, teaching, learning and leadership. Receive free excerpts from Optimus Education eBooks and learn more about the exciting developments and opportunities offered by these new digital resources.

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