Regional School Improvement and Collaboration Platform
A place for schools to find aligned system support throughout SW England.
Find School-led CPD Online Training & Support
Access an extensive range of information, school-led training and continuing professional development from a range of providers.
System Leader Support Directory
Find aligned system leader support in your area. Make links and connections to regional expertise.
Edtech Demonstrator Programme
Demonstrator Schools and Colleges offer packages of support, ranging from guidance, online tutorials, webinars and recorded content.
Remote Learning
Our new Remote Learning section aims to aggregate and share resources, experiences and guidance on how to manage remote learning and working. 

Working with...

The Portal aims...

  • To Create a Live Channel for Regional Collaboration

     To create a live channel of communication that can be shared with colleagues in developing policy and national guidance.

    We understand that it has been a very challenging time for all colleagues working in education and we trust that you and your communities are keeping well, and that you continue to stay safe in the coming weeks.
  • To Find Solutions and Share Resources

    Find solutions for the challenges identified and share resources and guidance across networks to support the delivery of remote learning and CPD during closure if needed, whilst being sensitive to the danger of overloading colleagues.

    For educators managing learning due to school closure, we have developed a remote learning page which aims to aggregate and share resources, experiences and guidance on how to manage remote learning and working. 

  • To Provide Aligned System Leader Support and CPD

    To provide a single point of access for schools to find aligned CPD and System Leader Support.

    Access an extensive selection of school-led training and Continuing Professional Pevelopment from over 80 Providers across the South West of England Here

    From the Portal's System Leader Support Directory you can access a range of system leaders across the South West of England. Make links and connections to regional expertise.

     

Find School CPD , System Leaders , School Improvement News , Resources and Updates for Schools in SW England.  


At CPDPortal-SW we're passionate about the self-improving, school-led system. Through the Portal we've created the regional architecture to provide a single collaboration platform and a school improvement platform for all schools across the South West of England, supporting a school-led approach to CPD and wider school improvement. The Portal was created with the Teaching Schools Council to support the needs of Teaching Schools throughout SW England. Since then it has evolved into a platform for all organisations in the education sector. 

Use the Portal to find school CPD and training courses for teachers, teaching assistants, and wider support staff in Devon, Dorset, Somerset, North Somerset, Cornwall, South Gloucestershire, Plymouth, Torbay, Wiltshire, throughout SW England and beyond. Use the Portal to find System Leaders (NLE, SLE, Governance, Hub etc) throughout SW England. Connect to critical school improvement news, resources and updates. 

The Portal is a single regional collaboration platform underpinning school improvement across South West England, and the principal place for school teachers, support staff and leaders to find school CPD and system leader support. It brings together everything schools and the wider education sector need to create, deliver and promote CPD programmes in a Teaching School, Teaching School Alliance, Teaching School Hub, Federation, Diocese, Local Authority LA, MAT
 or any educational organisation in SW England.  

We continue to work in partnership with many organisations (DfE, RSC, LAs, Teaching School Council SW, Teaching School Hubs, Teaching School Alliances, the Education Endowment Fund, Whole School SEND etc) to deliver a live platform for collaboration and communication across the education sector. 

Regional News

West Somerset Research School
October 23, 2020

West Somerset Research School's October 2020 Newsletter

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Welcome to the second WSRS newsletter of the year, please click here to view. The focus this time is on science learning and how we can adapt our classroom practice under the current conditions. We hope you have had a good (if not a little strange!) term and…
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Oct 23, 2020

EEF News Alert - Issue 92: 22 Oct 2020

The latest EEF News Alert is now available here. 37,500+ of you now subscribe to the EEF…
iPad Learning
Oct 22, 2020

New version of the DfE Guidance for the full opening of schools

The DfE has published a new version of the Guidance for the full opening of schools. The…
online cpd
Oct 16, 2020

Evidence and Implementation Summit Virtual Series 2020

The Centre of Evidence and Implemenation and Monash University are delighted to present…
Wellbeing
Oct 09, 2020

Being active helps students in school

New data shows that students that are physically active report improvements to their…
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Oct 09, 2020

Teaching Schools and ITT Provider Accreditation

Any Teaching Schools that are currently accredited as ITT providers should continue to…

 

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