MA Professional Development Opportunity

St Bede's Teaching School Alliance are working in partnership with Newcastle University to deliver a new MA programme which has a strong focus upon Professional Learning both in and for the Workplace. The programme is led and delivered by Dr Pam Woolner (Senior Lecturer in Education, Newcastle University).

PG Cert in Professional Learning through Practitioner Enquiry in the Workplace


Participants gain a sound knowledge of 'Practitioner Enquiry' and its association with school improvement, teachers professional development and educational innovation. Support is available to consolidate an informed and productive approach to development, building on and extending existing 'plan, do, review' cycles. 

PG Cert in Leadership for Professional Learning in the Workplace

Participants are offered frameworks for supporting colleagues' professional learning as means of workplace leadership. The specific focus of leadership  for professional learning is dependent on the workplace context and specific role. Examples include lesson study, mentoring or coaching, supporting teacher research or enquiry networks. Research is related to workplace and practice based learning as well as models of educational leadership - particularly those with a transformational purpose.