Professional development plays a crucial role in staff wellbeing, as shown in research from Ofsted. The DfE’s staff wellbeing charter also includes access to CPD as a vital element.
One approach to CPD that schools have reported as causing a significant uplift in workplace wellbeing is helping staff to follow their own individual development needs and interests.
The Duston School is one of these schools. Below, we explain how it has improved staff wellbeing and pupil outcomes by taking an individualised approach to professional development.