Duncanrig Secondary

Professional Development Update

Issue 1

Welcome to the first issue of the Duncanrig Secondary Professional Development Update. The purpose is to share tips and strategies about Learning and Teaching from both around the school and beyond. Future issues will include information gleaned from Inservice Courses, great classroom strategies which are already being used across the school and things we might learn along the way. Each issue will, hopefully, have a theme. It could be on questioning, feedback, or any other Learning and Teaching idea. Suggestions are welcome. Each one will be short and sweet, with links to further reading if required. I hope you find it useful.

Why this matters

Curriculum for Excellence and Community Learning & Development

The Nature of CPD

The first edition of this CPD update focuses on the changing nature of Professional Development in general. There are a couple of blog posts from other teachers shared in the Twitter network across the world which provide examples of things which can be done in schools. Future issues will share things staff have brought back from Inservice training and, hopefully, we can all benefit from that.

Future issues

It would be good to hear your thoughts on this new venture. Any teaching tips and ideas for future issues will be gratefully received.

Credits and Sharing

Edited by Kenny Pieper, English Teacher at Duncanrig Secondary School in East Kilbride, Scotland. Articles sourced via Twitter and reproduced with permission of the authors.