The organisational hierarchy diagram never tells the real story.
Recently I read a fascinating blog by Harry Fletcher-Wood on some research into the impact of CPD – or, actually, the lack of impact. One of the issues Harry raises is the suggestion that ‘no matter how good your external training is, culture is stronger’. The answer, in CPD terms, appears to be to locate CPD much more at the level of teams within a school. This has a better chance of ensuring that the training shapes or changes the team culture and attitudes in such a way that teachers support new learning with practice…
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