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Media Courses (for Teachers)

Take your software and creative skills to the next level more

Your thoughts, please

Brief questionnaire to help us better meet your training needs more

Outstanding Early Years

Liz Clayton and Lotte Hunter-Gainsford share their experience of attending CPD for Teachers’ Early Years: Outstanding Teaching, Outstanding Learning course and the impact it’s had in their setting. more

Close the Attainment Gap for Your Pupil Premium Cohort

How should Pupil Premium funding be spent? more

Improve Outcomes for SEND Pupils

CPD programmes to help you maximise the opportunities for pupils with special educational needs and disabilities. more

Prepare for the Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 Tests in Maths, English and Science

What you need to know about the new National Curriculum tests more

Training Needs Survey

Finding out how we can best help you in the future more

New Trainers Required

We are revising our training portfolio and are looking for new trainers to bring into the fold. more

Hundreds of Schools to Benefit from £3 Million Investment in Mental Health in Schools

NHS England and the Department of Education have joined forces to launch a multimillion pound joint mental health pilot scheme for hundreds of schools. more

ICT INSET

If you need help to make better use of the technology at your school, our range of ICT INSETs is a great place to start. more

Computing INSET

Since the new Computing Curriculum was announced, CPD for Teachers has helped many thousands of teachers, primary and secondary, across the UK get to grips with a new approach to teaching technology and computational thinking. more

INSET Training

If you're interested in training a number of staff from your school, it will often work out cheaper to book an on-site training session. Some of our courses are only available as INSETs, and if you're not near to one of our training centres, it's obviously much more convenient to get us to do the travelling! more

Twilight CPD Survey

Defining new, more efficient ways to train more

Closing the Gap Survey

Short survey about closing the gap in Computing and ICT more

Computing CPD Survey

Finding out about your needs for next academic year and beyond more

Case Study - Tyssen Community School, London

Tyssen Community School is known as a school on an upward progression where the quality of teaching is consistently good. To maintain these excellent teaching standards, the team at Tyssen appointed a computing manager to deliver the new curriculum. more

Computing Trainers Required

We are looking for new trainers to join our team to help deliver our popular range of computing courses. more

Case Study – Midfield Primary School, Bromley

Breaking the Code to Improve Delivery of the New Computing Curriculum Midfield Primary School is known for its outstanding reputation. With input from CPD for Teachers, the team at Midfield can ensure that the improved delivery of the new computing curriculum supports their excellent reputation. more

Primary Computing Scheme of Work Focus Group

A focus group to discuss and design template schemes of work for delivering the computing curriculum. more

US Schools Survey

A few questions about the training of computing teachers in US schools more

TweachCode Survey

Please help us make #TweachCode even better by answering a few questions. more

Computing and ICT Survey

A short survey of schools' current training needs more

BETT 2015

CPD for Teachers Managing Director Matt Thurling's account of a day at the world's largest educational technology exhibition, BETT. more

It's Time to Act - The Role You Play in Childhood Obesity

The shocking statistics on childhood obesity are eye opening. With the majority of this excess weight being gained in the pre-school years, leaders have a responsibility to help the children in their care. more

#TweachCode

#TweachCode is the regular Twitter chat session for teachers to share ideas on teaching the new computing curriculum. Hosted by CPD for Teachers lead trainers Matt Venn and Les Pounder, the sessions will include excerpts from our popular computing courses, and will create a forum for support, questions, sharing and discussion. more

Computing Survey

The new Computing curriculum has now been in force for three months, requiring your pupils at Key Stage 1 and 2 to develop an understanding of the fundamental concepts of computer programming. We are researching how this curriculum change has played out in schools and would very much appreciate your anonymous responses to the following questions. more

eLearning Platform

Towards the end of this calendar year we will be launching our eLearning CPD platform. This powerful system will enable teachers to take highly-targeted short courses online, working at their own pace, to learn essential skills without the disruption to teaching timetables. more

Bridging the Gap: KS2 to KS3 Transition TeachMeet

Videos of presentations filmed at "Bridging the Gap" TeachMeet at Bishop Fox's School in Taunton, Somerset. more

Teachmeets

Matt Thurling's reflections on a recent Teachmeet he attended more

BATTT 2.0

We have been overwhelmed by the take-up and interest in our Twitter app since its launch and the post on the Teacher Toolkit blog. It seems that the beta version is already useful in helping teachers to find good people to follow, which is fantastic news. more

The Turtle Prize

CPD for Teachers and sister company Piffin launch a Code Art competition for schools. more

How to Teach Computer Programming at BETT 2014

ICT teachers, digital leaders and anyone else interested in teaching computer programming or involved in preparing for the new computing curriculum should make sure they come to our free workshop at BETT 2014, How to Teach Computer Programming. more

5 Reasons why Michael Gove is right (about computing and education technology)

For a man who has been typecast as wanting to take education back to the future - with some justification - Michael Gove does seem to have a clear vision about how computing should be taught in schools. more

Feet and Metres

Idea for an Improv game based on the building blocks of formal poetry more

Teenagers Want to be Shown how to Crack the Code to Their Own Digital Futures

Teenagers want to develop the skills they need to program their own career path as research published today highlights the value they place on their digital future. more

Improv: Failing Beautifully at School

Could improvised comedy be helpful in schools? Matt Thurling thinks so. more

CPD Course Development Manager Role

We are looking for someone to help take CPD for Teachers to the next level by expanding our range of training to meet the current needs of schools. more

Bristol Film Academy in Nairobi

Bristol Film Academy's lead trainer, Tony Parker, has just returned from Nairobi, where he ran the Introduction to Filmmaking course for 60 Kenyan science teachers. more

Computing and ICT Courses

We are a leading provider of training to help schools in the teaching and learning of Computing and ICT. more

Looking for Excellent Trainers to Join Our Team

We're always looking for new training and content to add to our portfolio, and if you think you can help us make a difference in schools, we'd love to hear from you. more

The Blog is Born

We've finally got a place to share all the interesting stuff going on here at CPD for Teachers. This blog is where you can keep up to date with new training workshops in development and, importantly, add your opinions. more