Looking beyond the sticky notes and marker pens that are often standard issue on one-day courses, we are inspired to take back ideas and strategies to our classrooms and begin to make changes that will improve some aspect of learning and teaching. There are some really high-quality professional development opportunities for teachers and it is essential that attendance at these is encouraged and fully supported by the leadership team in schools.
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