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Learning Alliance



The CPD Offer is available to all Greenwood Academy Trust employees.  There are 4 strands of CPD available for 2020-2021, and the strands are outlined below.  Details of events and programmes can be accessed using the right hand side menu.  All bookings and resources for the events are made through the Greenwood Learning Alliance Platform which is the secure area accessed by clicking onto the padlock above.    

Strand 1

We wholly believe in developing our core business of education by developing in our teachers and leaders and therefore offer programmes that are free of charge to academies.   Programmes available for 2020-2021 are listed below and more detail can be found by accessing the links on the right.  The secure Greenwood Learning Alliance platform contains all the resources and discussion forums for the programmes.  All programmes are led by a named Senior Education Adviser and delivered by excellent practitioners.

  • Early Career Development Programme (NQT's)
  • RQT Development Programme (3 days)
  • MLP Middle Leadership Programme (2 – 4.5 days)

Strand 2

We offer one day training events with specific and tight aims and objectives guided by need, on topics suc as Pupil Premium, Curriculum, Maths etc.  These are usually centrally based held at a professional venue within the East Midlands.  All training events are led by highly experienced practitioners and trainers.  Please see the Calendar of Events, CPD booklet or access the secure platform for details of all the training events for 2020-2021.

Strand 3

We offer a range of one day conferences led by spectacular national speakers.  The conferences are hugely popular and attended by a large number of delegates across the Trust.   Please see the Calendar of Events, CPD booklet or access the secure area for details of the conferences for 2020-2021.

Strand 4

Strand 4 is the strand of CPD that offers in-school training.  CPD workshops or INSET are delivered within academies by education advisers or Greenwood Learning Alliance facilitators from within the region.  Each workshop lasts approximately 2.5 hours and can be delivered as a part of an INSET, as a twilight or staff meeting with each session costing £250.  Strand 4 workshops can be bolted together to form longer sessions if required. For more details, please see the link on the right hand side or the CPD booklet.