Recently published guidance on the standards for teachers’ professional guidance states that ‘effective professional development for teachers is a core part of securing effective teaching’. The guidance recognises that not all professional development provided to teachers is equally effective and that professional development could be key to other issues such as staff wellbeing, recruitment and…

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CPD is Continuous Professional Development. Many professionals are expected to undertake training throughout their working life in order to stay up to date with changes in their profession. Registered dental nurses are supposed to complete 150 hours of CPD by the end of the first five-year CPD cycle in July 2013. However, statistics now show…

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