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Effective CPD: what does the research suggest?

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Last updated on 29 June 2017
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What does research say about what makes for effective CPD? To help you think about how to make continuing professional development (CPD) in your school more effective, we look at reviews of relevant research, and highlight common themes.

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  1. 1 Getting ‘buy in’
  2. 2 Focusing on pupil outcomes
  3. 3 Alignment
  4. 4 Making it practical and relevant
  5. 5 Shared sense of purpose
  6. 6 Encouraging collaboration
  7. 7 Sustaining learning 
  8. 8 Content of effective CPD

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