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Schools Workforce Development Team (SWDT) & CPD

The SWDT provides a wide range of integrated support to schools across the spectrum of ‘hire to retire’

SWDT offers:

  • NQT primary induction programme
  • Schools central CPD programme - www.cpdinhounslow.org.uk
  • Hounslow Professional Development Centre (HPDC)

The team is based on-site at HPDC, 78 St Johns Road, Isleworth TW7 6RU. Our four main service areas share the common goal of recruiting, retaining and developing the school’s workforce to improve the outcomes for children and young people, particularly the most vulnerable.  We offer a central CPD programme for all staff and a number of additional courses and training available throughout the year.

The service will:

  • support teachers in the early years of their careers
  • provide professional support and training for all school-based staff
  • provide a specialised local and cost-effective training venue
  • improve outcomes for all of Hounslow’s children and young people
  • offer involvement in a working group supporting and directing CPD development
  • provide schools with opportunities to feedback and evaluate CPD

We can offer:

  • a primary NQT induction programme
  • senior leadership support and succession planning
  • a full CPD programme for schools and other service users
  • co-ordination and support of network and co-ordinator meetings
  • conference organisation
  • maintenance and development of www.cpdinhounslow.org.uk to promote, administer and evaluate the school’s central CPD programme
  • HPDC as a professional training and meeting venue
  • collaborative working with other key CPD providers such as governors, early years, local initial teacher training (ITT) providers and other west London LAs

Pricing and service specifications are only available to registered users.

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For further information, contact:

CPD: louise.butt@hounslow.gov.uk 020 8583 4146

Primary NQT Induction Programme: jon.goulding@hounslow.gov.uk 020 8583 2743

HPDC: allison.wadden@hounslow.gov.uk 020 8583 4145

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