Evaluation of the GTCW CPD programme

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  • David Egan (University of Wales Institute, Cardiff)
Published in Issue 1 Spring 2005: Our First Edition
Date Published Spring 2005
Pages 2


By Professor David Egan, University of Wales Institute, Cardiff.


A significant and unique development has been underway in the field of continuous professional development [CPD] for school teachers in Wales over the last 3/4 years. In 2000 the General Teaching Council for Wales [GTCW] was established. Its remit included establishing a framework for CPD. Following a period of consultation and discussion with teachers and other members of the education community, GTCW identified an individual entitlement for all teachers in Wales to participate in CPD activities of their choice, as being a significant gap in current provision...