Professional Development Leaders' conference 2023 (remote) FD001R / A22

Start date
30 Mar 23
6 Hours
Learning Method
Remote Delivered CPD


The conference this year is a remote event and we are delighted to confirm it is free of charge.

The conference will be supported by keynotes and workshops from educational organisations and our own pool of Professional Development Leaders.

Confirmed keynotes and workshops include:

“Finding the Optimum” – key messages from the science subject report – Ofsted

"Effective Professional Development" - Education Endowment Foundation

"Using technology to improve engagement and understanding during CPD delivery" - Alan Denton, Senior PDL

"The role PDLs have to play in NCCE post March 2023" - Paul Thornton, Network Educational Lead

"Primary Science skills and how to teach them" - Tracy Tyrrell, CSciTeach

"Evidence review in Primary Science" - Education Endowment Foundation

"Using effective coaching techniques to enhance CPD" - Dr. Sarah Longshaw, Coach Lead

"Working with industry partners to support vocational science" - Alison Ackroyd, Lead PDL

There will be opportunities to network and discuss current topics and challenges.

We will have both generic and subject-specific workshops to choose from as well as an update on what support and opportunities are available to you.

This page will be further updated with full programme details during February 2023.

Who is it for?

This course is for teachers and other educational consultants who are accredited with CPD Quality Mark

Our Professional Development Leaders' conference will support you in the delivery of effective professional development by providing learning opportunities linked to topical developments in education, providing tools and strategies to support your delivery of professional development and enabling the sharing of ideas and best practice with other Professional Development Leaders. 


Who is the course leader?


This conference will give Professional Development Leaders the opportunity to:
  • discuss current good practice in education
  • recognise good practice and reflect on ways to translate ideas into CPD delivery
  • develop practice as a Professional Development Leader


1 Professional Development Leaders' conference30 March 202309:30-16:00Virtual

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Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity feeFree
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.

Outside the UK? Fee information

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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