Webinar: Using evidence, learning and the role of professional learning communities

23 September 2022

How do evidence use and teacher collaboration fit together? In this network meeting, (Thursday 29th September 2022, 16:15 – 17:30) after exploring the social learning process that takes place when teachers…

Team Meetings as Team Coaching. A pragmatic, effective solution for sustained CPD

27 March 2022

Tom Sherrington discusses the complications and challenges that arise in building a team of coaches and associated structures needed to engage and sustain coaching. There are three key areas of…

EEF blog: Understanding the relationship between implementation and professional development

11 March 2022

Jonathan Sharples explains how professional development fits into the process of implementing new approaches in the classroom. One of the most striking insights that has emerged from the evidence base…

World Book Day 2022: A Conversation with #DiverseEd Authors

16 February 2022

Join Hannah Wilson in conversation with a group of diverse authors from the #DiverseEd network to share the books they have published. Each author will share their writing journey with you -…

Five ways to: Do daily review

10 January 2022

It’s now very common practice for teachers to begin a lesson with some form of retrieval practice activity. This is a good, common sense idea – there’s good reason to…

Education Wellbeing Collective discussion panels

25 November 2021

The Wellbeing Collective has released a series of recorded discussion panels which are available to watch via YouTube. There are a range of topics being discussed and many of the…

A balanced approach to successful professional development

24 November 2021

Kirstin Mulholland, the EEF’s new maths content specialist, explains the mechanisms from the EEF’s latest guidance report. At a time when high-quality, impactful PD has never been more important, just what…

From What to How: Making Professional Development Make a Difference

20 November 2021

Phil Stock from the Greenshaw Research School discusses how to use the EEF’s Report on Professional Development to shape your own school’s CPD offer. The recent EEF Guidance Report on Effective Professional…

Anti-bullying Alliance free online training

24 October 2021

The Anti-bullying Alliance have developed free CPD-certified anti-bullying online training for anyone that works with children and young people. Training courses include: What is bullying?10 principles to reduce bullying.Responding to…

EEF publishes new guidance on professional development

14 October 2021

School leaders should focus on the key mechanisms of effective professional development – such as goal setting, feedback or revisiting prior learning – when selecting or designing new training for…

Research: how can coaching lead to school improvement?

2 October 2021

New research shows coaching can lead to school improvement, write Rachel Lofthouse and Trista Hollweck. As the new school year starts, there is a renewed interest in coaching for teachers and leaders, especially…

Free bereavement training for teachers

30 September 2021

Did you know that on average, 1 in 29 children will be bereaved of a parent? Bereaved children require support to ensure they can cope with their grief and often…