Leading Teaching Across Trusts: 4 Key Ideas

Leading Teaching Across Trusts: 4 Key Ideas

David Weston, TDT’s CEO, reflects on key principles for Trust leaders when thinking about leading for effective teaching quality and collaboration across their schools. Leading great teaching across a trust is a series of puzzles: How do we create a shared...
Announcing our newest Expert Adviser: Kathryn Morgan

Announcing our newest Expert Adviser: Kathryn Morgan

The Teacher Development Trust is delighted to announce that Kathryn Morgan (@KLMorgan_2) has joined us as our new Expert Adviser. In this blog, she shares some reflections on why the leadership of professional learning is so vital for education. My new role as Expert...
Time to think

Time to think

The obligatory phrase ‘How are you?’ is, more often than not, the opening line of many of our conversations. Whether we are talking to a family member, friend, colleague or even a stranger, we tend to ask some variation of this question. But how often do we get a...
CPD and Teacher Autonomy

CPD and Teacher Autonomy

TDT School Programme Leader, Michelle Barker, surveys NFER’s new research and draws out some opportunities for positive change in schools. CPD and Teacher Autonomy Pressures on existing teachers have long been at boiling point. Analysis from the National Foundation...

Is there evidence for CPD?

David Weston is Chief Executive of the Teacher Development and Chair of the Department for Education (England)’s CPD Expert Group. In a notable recent systematic review Filges et al. summarise their findings as “little evidence of the effectiveness of continuing...