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Continuing professional development for teachers of English

Learn from other teachers talking about their professional development; use our Continuing Professional Development Framework to support your development at your stage in your career; and download the CPD handbook and other useful resources.

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Download the CPD Handbook for Teachers and our observation guides, full of ideas to use individually and with colleagues.

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Watch this video of Keith Harding talking about continuing professional development.

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Watch Mike Harrison and Phil Bird talk about on-line CPD opportunities for ESOL teachers.

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Keith Harding discusses who can benefit from continuing professional development.

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Keith Harding talks about different types of continuing professional development.

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Keith Harding talks about the importance of continuing professional development.

What stage are you at in our CPD framework? Click on a stage to watch video and find out more.
Starting stage 1 You’re studying for your initial certificate and planning your first job in English language teaching. Watch
Newly qualified stage 2 You have an initial qualification and are in your first years of teaching, putting the principles you’ve learned on your course into practice. Watch
Developing stage 3 You are a TEFL-I certificate qualified teacher with several years experience, possibly taking a TEFL-Q qualification. Watch
Proficient stage 4 You are a TEFL-Q diploma qualified teacher. Watch
Advanced stage 5 You are a highly-experienced TEFL-Q diploma qualified teacher, who may be taking on further responsibilities and roles, for example as a senior teacher or a mentor. Watch
Specialist stage 6 You have taken on leading and advising roles, such as director of studies, teacher trainer, materials writer, inspector. Watch
Pathways in EAP Are you a teacher of English for academic purposes or interested in entering this sector? Find out more