CPD

  • Data protection
    Adaptable staff training materials to help you get staff up to speed on important data protection requirements for your school
  • Government guidance and requirements
    Adaptable staff training materials to help you get staff up to speed on important guidance that affects your school
  • Health and safety training
    Adaptable staff training resources to help you get staff up to speed on health and safety requirements and good practice
  • Admin staff: skills audit
    Use our template to help admin assistants, finance or office managers review their skills against the ISBL’s standards and identify any actions they need to take.
  • Assessing staff phonics knowledge: audit and resources
    Download and share our subject knowledge audit with staff, and find further resources to help you assess your staff's understanding of phonics.
  • Assistant/deputy headteacher: skills audit
    Whether you're applying for an assistant or deputy headteacher position or looking to progress and develop in the role, use our audit to assess your skills against the standards and identify any areas where you can improve.
Leadership CPD 5 articles
  • Developing the leadership team
    Get tips on how to develop your leadership team using a leadership framework, as well as case studies on professional development for school leaders.
  • How to develop your middle leaders
    As a senior leader, you'll always be looking out for up-and-coming talent among your staff. Learn how to show your middle leaders that you recognise their potential and take action to grow it within your school, so you can develop the next generation of senior leaders.
  • School business manager (SBM) training and qualifications
    See what training is available for SBMs. Find links to specific diplomas in school business management, as well as qualifications in accountancy and other specialist areas of running a school.
Managing CPD 4 articles
  • Coaching in schools
    Help your staff improve their performance, while creating a more collaborative culture through coaching. Find out what makes an effective coach and how you can make it work in your school.
  • How to develop, monitor and evaluate a CPD programme
    Find out how to create a professional development programme that’s tailored to the needs of your staff and your school. Learn how to write a CPD action plan, monitor your CPD, and use our template forms to collect feedback and evaluate the programme's impact.
  • Improve staff wellbeing and pupil outcomes by taking a personalised approach to staff CPD
    The Duston School has seen big improvements in staff wellbeing and retention, as well as pupil performance, by providing an environment where staff can take charge of their own development. See how it was done, and how you can do it too.