Tag Archives: CPD

#CampED14 – new venue, same ethos.

This weekend was our second CampEd event and, if I am honest, I was very nervous about it. Dughall and I had lost our completer finisher from the 2012 event as Helen Daykin now has two gorgeous daughters to keep her busy and both of us are very different roles at work from two years […]

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UKEDCHAT

On Thursday 6th January I will be hosting the first #UKEDCHAT discussion of 2011. I asked Colin Hill (@Colport) if it would be acceptable to forego the traditional poll and set a question to be discussed. Colin agreed and so we will be discussing the question  “In the current climate should schools be seeking to […]

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Flattening out the rollercoaster

As part of my blogs on reducing the rollercoaster effect within a Primary school I am now going to talk about another strategy that was used in my last school. This was emphatically not just down to me as the Deputy Head but a whole Senior Management approach. My role was as Deputy Head with […]

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Lesson study

I have been talking a lot recently about the lesson study model of collaborative classroom based CPD – this has been in my work delivering CPD, working with teachers in schools and more recently in discussion on Twitter with my PLN. The lesson study has its origins in the Pacific rim and most widely in […]

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BETT 2010 Teachmeet takeover

I am sat quietly in a dark corner after my first day at BETT today. I have caught up with lots of friends, played #betttig and had a look around the stalls. As ever I have found that despite my great excitement at attending BETT the reality is often a disappointment. Many people are here offering the […]

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Moving a whole staff forwards using ICT

I have been participating in a forum on the Educator’s PLN under the title of ‘How can we motivate teachers to see the benefits of adapting and changing to meet the needs of today’s students?’ This question was posed by Steve Johnson who has posted the varied responses on a google shared document. I posted […]

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Pondering the evaluation of CPD

And so I start my second blog and try to ensure that this blog lasts beyond the third post. It has been hard choosing what to start off with and which direction I will take in my ponderings and musings. I hope that I will, over the next few posts, add some value to your […]

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