Professional Development

Continuous Professional Development (CPD) for teachers & education professionals with business & industry

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Beacon East Broker and organise a wide range of exciting professional development opportunities for teachers, lecturers, advisers and other education professionals. This professional development largely focuses on providing Professional Development Placements (PDPs) with business & industry. These opportunities will support a wide range of areas including:
  • Personal professional development
  • Curriculum provision
  • Careers & IAG provision
  • Work Related Learning & Enterprise provision
  • Management & Leadership skills

In partnership with the IEBE (Institute for Education Business Excellence), Beacon East coordinates Royal Academy of Engineering STEPS at Work CPD programmes for East and London regions. This provides exciting opportunities for teachers & advisers to visit and learn from STEM (Science Technology, Engineering & Maths) linked business & industry. Working with a wide range of STEM partners across the regions, these CPD opportunities are open to all county areas. Beacon East also run CPD programmes sponsored by LSIS, STEM Net and Science Leaning Centres. Finally, we are keen to listen to any bespoke requests. This might range from developing a CPD programme for an individual teacher to an INSET day providing business & industry experiences for all staff.

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