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Identifying impactful CPD on a budget

Our Presenters:

Kathryn Morgan, Acting Senior Capacity Improvement Advisor, Teaching School Hubs Council

David Weston, Chief Executive Officer, Teacher Development Trust

Katy Chedzey, Head of Professional Learning and Accreditation, Chartered College of Teaching

In this session we will explore some of the considerations for identifying impactful CPD on a budget, and signpost to relevant resources that might support with this.

Hear from David Weston and Kathryn Morgan, Capacity Improvement Advisor for the Teaching School Hubs Council. Kathryn leads the design, development and quality assurance of the TSH Support Programme.


Our Presenters

David Weston, founder and Chief Executive Officer, Teacher Development Trust.  David is Chair of the Department for Education’s Teachers’ Professional Development Expert Group and, alongside Bridget Clay, wrote Unleashing Great Teaching: the secrets to the most effective teacher development. David taught maths and physics for ten years in two schools in London and the South East.  He is a Founding Fellow of the Chartered College of Teaching.  David speaks and writes frequently for the education sector and national media and has had a number of radio and TV appearances on the subject of teaching, teacher development and LGBT issues.

Kathryn Morgan, Acting Senior Capacity Improvement Advisor, Teaching School Hubs Council.  Kathryn leads the design, development and quality assurance of the TSH Support Programme, in addition to working closely with the Department for Education on core policy areas.  Kathryn ensures the TSH Support Programme keeps pace with the evolving policy landscape and enables TSHs to deliver a standard of professional development  in their designated areas.

Kathryn is a former Primary Deputy Headteacher, MAT Director of Professional Development, Chair of Governors and charity trustee.  Having previously worked at Ambition Institute (Associate Dean for Learning Design) and the Teacher Development Trust (Head of Leadership Development), Kathryn is very passionate about professional development and the necessary organisational conditions for growth.  Kathryn is currently studying an MA in Educational Leadership at the University of Gloucestershire.

Cat Scutt MBE, Director for Education and Research, Chartered College of Teaching.  A former English teacher, Cat’s roles have since focused on supporting teacher development both online and through face-to-face activities, with a particular focus on development through collaboration and through engagement with research and evidence.  Cat leads on the Chartered College of Teaching’s work around teacher development and certification, including the Chartered Teacher programme, and their research activities and publications, including their award-winning peer-reviewed journal, Impact. She received an MBE for services to education in 2021 and has been a member of several government advisory groups.

Katy Chedzey, Head of Professional Learning and Accreditation, Chartered College of Teaching


Learn more about the Chartered College of Teaching

Early Career Hub – The Early Career Hub is our one-stop shop for trainee teachers, early career teachers, and those involved in supporting, coaching and mentoring those new to the profession. 

Early Childhood Hub – The Early Childhood Hub hosts content by, and for, early childhood education practitioners, with a focus on pedagogy and practice in early childhood education.

Research Hub – The Research Hub hosts summaries of academic and practitioner research as well as reports that Chartered College of Teaching members have contributed to.  You can also find a list of opportunities to participate in external research projects and access a range of tools to support you in your research engagement journey.

Video Hub – The Video Hub hosts short classroom practice videos, filmed in a variety of settings, and recorded interviews with a range of teachers, leaders and educators.  Members will also find, and be able to access, ‘on demand’ recordings of our previous webcasts and events.

Impact is the termly journal of the Chartered College of Teaching.  It connects research findings to classroom practice, with a focus on the interests and voices of teachers and educators.  It supports the teaching community by promoting discussion around evidence within the classroom, and enabling teachers to share and reflect on their own use of research.

Learning Hub – The Learning Hub is your home for professional learning and development. You will find links to bitesize CPD units and details of other available courses.

Chartered Teacher Status is a professional accreditation that recognises the knowledge, skills and behaviours of highly accomplished teachers and school leaders, offering a career pathway that is focused on developing and recognising high-quality teaching and leadership practice.  As a professional accreditation, Chartered Status builds on individual practice, priorities and interests and can be undertaken at your own pace, up to three years.

Fellowship (FCCT) was established to recognise the commitment and achievements of teachers and school leaders.  It is a formal mark of their achievements, skills and expertise as a teaching professional.  Nominate a colleague for Fellowship today.

The Chartered College of Teaching & Teacher Tapp Podcast – A collaboration between Teacher Tapp and the Chartered College of Teaching in which we look at hot off the press data on various topics concerning teaching, learning, and teacher development and ask teachers to comment on the findings by reflecting on their own experiences.

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