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School-to-school collaboration to deliver effective CPD

The benefits of school-to-school collaboration for effective CPD delivery can be far-reaching. Maria Cunningham looks at some practical steps schools might take to overcome the barriers and make inter-school CPD collaborations work

Recently the Teacher Development Trust (TDT) put out a rallying cry to hear from school leaders across the country about what is currently at the forefront of their minds. We wanted to hear about what schools are prioritising in terms of organisational development, particularly when it comes to improving teaching and learning.

Over a couple of weeks in January, we had in-depth conversations with more than 70 headteachers, assistants, CPD leads, chief executives of MATs, Teaching School directors, trustees and many others.

One of the main outcomes of this research was to note the patterns that emerged around key priorities related to school improvement and staff development.

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