Identifying staff CPD needs

  • 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.
  • Caretaker/site manager: skills audit
    Use our skills audit to help your caretaker/site manager identify their strengths and make plans to develop their skills.
  • Computing: skills audit (primary)
    Download our subject-specific audit tool to help you and your staff identify gaps in knowledge and feel confident you can deliver high-quality teaching in computing.
  • CPD activities for teaching assistants (TAs)
    Share our audit with your teaching assistants (TAs) to help you identify their strengths and areas where they need more support. Find 4 ways to boost their confidence via targeted CPD in areas such as subject knowledge and assessment.
  • Differentiation: audit tools and resources
    Download our audit to invite teachers to reflect on their use of differentiation in areas such as questioning, resources and tasks set. See if these examples of differentiation strategies could work for you.
  • IT skills audit for teaching staff
    Spot gaps in your staff's IT knowledge and identify CPD needs to help them deliver high-quality teaching and save them time.
  • Middle leaders' skills audit
    Go beyond the minimum expectations of the Teachers' Standards and assess yourself against the skills you'll need to progress in your role as a phase, department or subject lead.
  • Primary maths skills audit
    Download our subject-specific audit tool to help your teachers identify gaps in their knowledge and deliver high-quality maths teaching to all pupils.
  • School business manager (SBM): self-assessment
    Use our self-assessment tool to identify areas for development as an SBM.
  • Skills audit for science teaching (primary)
    Download and adapt our questions to help your science teachers audit their subject knowledge.
  • Sustainability: teaching audit
    Share our audit tool to find out how confident your staff are in teaching about sustainability. Use the results to plan your CPD and sustainability strategy, and identify sustainability leaders in your team.
  • Teachers' skills audit
    Use our audit to assess your teachers' professional development needs against the Teachers' Standards. It's up to date with the latest Ofsted inspection framework and current research around teaching and learning best practice.
  • Teaching assistant (TA): skills audit
    Use our skills audit to help your teaching assistants (TAs) – including those supporting pupils with special educational needs (SEN) – identify their strengths and make plans to nurture their skills.