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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 2018/19, 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 2018/19 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.

  • NQT Development Programme (6 days)
  • RQT Development Programme (3 days)
  • MLP Middle Leadership Programme (2 – 4.5 days)
  • DTP Developing Teaching Programme for Primary (4 days)
  • DTP Developing Teaching Programme for Secondary including Training for the DTP Leads and Coaches
  • OTP Outstanding Teacher Practitioners – Practitioner Research Projects

Strand 2

We offer one day training events with specific and tight aims and objectives, at a rate of £50 per day per delegate.  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 2018/19.

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.  Each conference is currently offered at a discounted fee of £50 per delegate.  Please see the Calendar of Events, CPD booklet or access the secure area for details of the conferences for 2018/19.

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.  For more details, please see the link on the right hand side or the CPD booklet.