Facilitating effective professional development FD101 / NA03

Start date
17 Oct 22
1 Day
Adfecto, Unit 23, The Steadings Business Centre, Maisemore GL2 8EY View on Google Map

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This course is designed to equip school and college based colleagues (teachers and technicians) with the skills to become an effective Professional Development Leader of subject specific CPD. It explores what makes CPD effective and how its impact can be evaluated as well as providing new Professional Development Leaders with the strategies and tools they need when leading learning with adults.


If you are a technician, please contact us at science@adfecto.org.uk 


Please note, only the first session (FD101) on 17th October is face-to-face training. The remaining sessions (listed below) will be delivered remotely.


FD101: 17th October, 2022 - 9.30am - 3.30pm (face-to-face)

FD102: 31st October, 2022 - 3.30 - 5.30pm (remote)

FD103/4: 2nd November, 2022 - 3.30 - 5.30pm (remote)


You will be able to:

  • understand the key components of effective CPD;
  • develop outcomes that are purposeful and design assessment opportunities to understand whether outcomes have been met;
  • use a range of strategies to help make sessions more engaging to an adult audience;
  • evaluate and reflect on your own CPD delivery and identify potential sources for gathering evidence of impact;
  • engage with relevant and recent research around delivery of effective professional development.


1 Facilitating effective professional development17 October 202209:30-15:30Adfecto


This is the first of three courses in our Associate facilitator CPD quality mark training.

The following courses form part of the suite and you will need to complete FD101, FD102 and the subject specific course that is relevant to you in order to be awarded CPD mark at Associate level. The suite is made up of:

FD101 Facilitating effective professional development - this will help you to identify the principles, strategies and resources that can be used to deliver high quality effective professional development which demonstrates impact in the classroom. 

FD102 Facilitating with STEM Learning - this will cover the processes and rationales for delivering professional development to ensure participants get the highest impact from their learning.

FD103 Facilitating effective professional development in computing - this will help you to identify computing subject-specific principles and considerations when delivering effective professional development

FD104 Facilitating effective professional development in science - this will help you to identify science subject-specific principles and considerations when delivering effective professional development.


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Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£80.00 +VAT
State-funded school or collegeActivity feeFree

Participants from outside the UK will be charged the course fee and an additional £120 per day plus VAT.

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Additional information

For courses at the National STEM Learning Centre in York, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course. 


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