Useful Links & Resources
Please note that the Book Depository http://www.bookdepository.co.uk/ will deliver free worldwide
Bubb, S & Earley, P (2007) Leading and Managing Continuing Professional Development, London: Paul Chapman.
Kelly, Sue (2006) The CPD Co-ordinator's Toolkit, London: Paul Chapman *Highly recommended
Rhodes, Christopher, Stokes, Michael & Hampton, Geoff (2004) A Practical Guide to mentoring, Coaching and Peer-networking: Teacher Professional Development in Schools and Colleges, London: RoutledgeFalmer
West-Burnham, John & O'Sullivan, Fergus (1998) Leadership and Professional Development in Schools, London: Pearson Education.
The government standard for UK teachers and schools-related professions.http://www.teachernet.gov.uk/
The government standard for teachers Continuing Professional Development CPD http://www.teachernet.gov.uk/Professionaldevelopment/
Training and Development agency for Schools http://www.tda.gov.uk/
Training and Development agency for Schools CPD Zone http://www.tda.gov.uk/leaders/cpdzone.aspx
Professional Standards for Teachers http://www.tda.gov.uk/leaders/teachers/professionalstandards.aspx
National College : Strategic Leadership of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is a free online unit created in partnership with the Training and Development Agency for Schools (TDA). The unit takes 7-10 hours to complete and introduces participants to the key areas of knowledge and current research in CPD leadership; it is valuable to anyone who has strategic responsibility for CPD in their school. http://www.nationalcollege.org.uk/leadershippathways-cpd
PRODUCTS & RESOURCES
Blue Sky : Education, performance management tools for education professionals. http://www.blueskyeducation.co.uk/
Hamilton Trust : Subscription site for high quality materials, lesson plans etc linking to new Primary Frameworks, Strategies etc. http://www.hamilton-trust.org.uk/index.asp?id=1(Tanglin subscribes to this product)
NCSL leadership publications http://www.ncsl.org.uk/publications-index/publications-leadingimprovement.htm?sgroup=107
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Policies for Schools website: subscribe to over 230 school policies for £195pa http://www.policiesforschools.co.uk/content-26.html