60-Second CPD

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60-Second CPD


Ross Morrison McGill founded @TeacherToolkit in 2010, and today, he is one of the 'most followed educators'on social media in the world. In 2015, he was nominated as one of the '500 Most Influential People in Britain' by The Sunday Times as a result of...
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How can you make the working life of a teacher, easier?

After observing online behaviours for over a decade, a key insight I can share is that the average reading time on this website in 1 minute and 30 seconds. So, why not write a book of ideas which mimics the reading patterns of 12 million readers?

That’s where this new book, 60-Second CPD comes in!

Teaching is tough, yet its rewards are huge. Every teacher wants to carry on getting better and better at what they do, but when you have so much on your plate already and only so many hours in the day, how can teachers find time for professional development?

This book is a compendium of 239 easily accessible ideas and theories for professional development, each digestible in roughly 60 seconds. It’s a book that every teacher and leader can return to again and again as the year moves on and their career progresses.

We hope that this book becomes part of every school’s professional development library, and with 239 ideas on 331 pages, we think it’s worth every penny! It’s been two years in the making…

60 Second Cpd 239 Ideas For Busy Teachers


“60-Second CPD stepped into my life [during lockdown] and I will keep a copy of this by my side for a very long time. Hanna and Ross have managed to find the elusive balance between educational research and what is useful for educators at the chalkface” (Diana Osagie, Director of Courageous Leadership).

“60-Second CPD promotes deeper staff discussion and thinking. Easy to navigate, covering many aspects of school life…” (Emma Turner, CPD lead at Discovery Schools Academy Trust and author of Be More Toddler).

“A book you will return to time and time again…” (Dr Kulvarn Atwal, headteacher and author of The Thinking School).

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