This is an excellent, simple article on the importance of Continuous Professional Development (CPD), one of the primary reasons for the forming of the Chamber.

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Think of a school with teachers reluctant to participate in any kind of CPD sessions (Continuous Professional Development).

Is it possible for this school and its teachers to provide an impact on improving student achievement? The answer is definitely:

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Because you can’t teach if you don’t learn.

 

According to Wikipedia CPD is:

“Many professions define CPD as a structured approach to learning to help ensure competence to practice, taking in knowledge, skills and practical experience. CPD can involve any relevant learning activity, whether formal and structured or informal and self-directed.”

 

In a blog post, I read some questions that describe the attitude of the dinosaurs in education. It described these dinosaurs as difficult colleagues who resist any kind of CPD. They keep asking these questions:

 

  1. Am I getting paid for it?
  2. What do I get out of it?
  3. Are you telling me…

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