BPN to develop and deliver a new generation of NPQs
March 31 2021
Award-winning education training organisation Best Practice Network (BPN) is to design and deliver a new generation of National Professional Qualifications (NPQs) for teachers and school leaders.
CPD at the heart of school improvement
March 03 2021
A small primary school in Cornwall has become a CPD powerhouse after placing professional development at the heart of its school improvement plans. Yvonne Gandy takes a look.
Best Practice Network selected for ECF roll-out
March 01 2021
Award-winning education training organisation Best Practice Network (BPN) has been selected as one of the lead providers for the national roll-out of the government’s Early Career Framework (ECF) reforms from September 2021.
CPD during Covid: Things have changed forever
February 24 2021
CPD has been transformed during the pandemic – with many agreed that it has changed forever. Yvonne Gandy finds out how the CPD offer of one of the regional Teaching School Hubs has reached a global audience after adapting during Covid-19.
National Professional Qualification (NPQ) reforms
February 03 2021
The DfE is restructuring its suite of National Professional Qualifications (NPQs) to help all teachers continuously develop their knowledge and skills throughout their careers.
Case study: Learning together to bridge the maths transition gap
November 26 2020
Primary and secondary maths teachers have been learning from each other in a MAT-wide project that is having an encouraging impact on pupils’ outcomes. Yvonne Gandy finds out more.
Spring 2021 NPQ intake - registration open
October 16 2020
Due to high demand from teachers and school leaders to access NPQ scholarships in recent months, the DfE is conducting a review to assess demand against available funding. When the DfE scholarship funding position becomes clear, we will contact you if we need to discuss alternative funding options.
Drivers of good practice
October 01 2020
Applications for the new Teaching Hubs close on 30 October. Sally Bishop looks at the challenges and opportunities this new development will provide for schools.