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Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

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Dudley MBC is committed to the provision of high quality CPD as a key factor in:

  • School improvements and effectiveness

  • Raising standards

  • Enhancing the quality of learning and teaching

  • Strengthening the effectiveness of leadership and management

  • Recruiting and retaining high quality staff

Our aim is to support schools to provide quality CPD for all members of the newly restructured school workforce.

We shall be aiming to:

  • Build capacity within the LA to support effective workforce training and development needs
  • Provide up to date information to schools about available training and services for schools
  • Audit CPD needs within our schools
  • Strengthen and support partnerships among schools, CPD providers and other stakeholders within and beyond Dudley
  • Monitor the effectiveness of training offered in order to refine and improve future provision
  • Engage in regular dialogue with school based staff
  • Provide a wide range of CPD activities including briefings, opportunities to develop skills as well as knowledge and understanding, coaching and mentoring, and the dissemination of good practice