Can you afford NOT to invest in your teachers?

| November 8, 2018

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CPD doesn’t come cheap and in the current financial climate, it can feel like the most obvious thing to cut. But, if improving teaching quality opens the door to raising student achievement, then surely CPD is the key and should, therefore, be a priority on every school leaders list?It’s easy to fall back on what we know, especially in the busy world of education. This is why most teachers experience traditional professional development throughout their careers that is ineffective and has a limited impact on their classroom practice.How do we know this? Well, research shows that barely 1% of CPD training is improving classroom practice effectively in English schools. Why is it so ineffective?

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ASCD is a global community dedicated to excellence in learning, teaching, and leading. Comprising 115,000 members superintendents, principals, teachers, and advocates from more than 128 countries the ASCD community also includes 51 affiliate organizations.Our diverse, nonpartisan membership is our greatest strength, projecting a powerful, unified voice to decision makers around the world.

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