Samantha Rodgers' blog

How to make the most of professional development?

For the past few months I have been working on putting together a teachers’ conference for the secondary teachers within the foundation in which I work. The day looks great: over 120 one hour sessions are on offer under the key strands of well-being (for students and teachers), leading learning, learning and teaching, learning technologies and enterprise.

With 800 teachers together in one place, the event is bound to generate energy and excitement about working with one another, the question is how to make a lasting impression from the day and to encourage sustainable and authentic networks from the workshops given.

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