Final Issue of Volume 40 of Professional Development in Education (40.5) Published

  Issue 5 of Volume 40 of the Association?s flagship journal has just been published on-line at: http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rjie20/current#.VD4-MOdB4Wk Edited by the Managing Editors, Ken Jones and Jim O?Brien, this Issue brings the 40th Anniversary year to a suitable conclusion with an Editorial considering the changing terminology associated with professional development and learning. The Journal is […]

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Professional Development in Education 40.4 Published

Issue 4 of Volume 40 of the Association’s flagship journal has just been published on-line at: http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rjie20/current#.VCE5QudB4Wk Edited by Professor Howard Stevenson, Associate Editor, who contributes a very thoughtful editorial article. This Issue re-publishes John Harland and Kay Kinder’s seminal article,  “Teachers’ Continuing Professional Development: framing a model of outcomes” as part of the 40th […]

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Teacher Leadership and Professional Development

The Special Issue of ipda’s journal – Professional Development in Education – on Teacher Leadership and Professional Development has now been published by Routledge as a paperback book. The book was edited by two of the journal’s Associate Editors, Dr Alex Alexandrou and Dr Sue Swaffield. They provide an additional chapter, not included in the […]

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN EDUCATION 40.3 PUBLISHED

Issue 3 of Volume 40 of the Association’s flagship journal has just been published on-line at: http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rjie20/current#.U6FhSy9B4Wk. Edited by Dr Sue Swaffield, Associate Editor, this Issue re-publishes Dr Aileen Kennedy’s seminal article,  “/Models of Continuing Professional Development: a framework for analysis” as part of the 40th Anniversary celebrations of the journal. Included in the Issue […]

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Professional Development in Education 40.2 Published

Issue 2 of Volume 40 of the Association’s flagship journal has just been published on-line at: http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rjie20/current. This Issue, edited by Dr Alex Alexandrou, Associate Editor, identifies four clear themes: “Firstly, professional development activities, courses and initiatives must adhere to policy and reform priorities. Secondly, professional development and learning must connect and engage participating practitioners […]

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2013 International Conference Keynotes now downloadable

If you missed the 2013 Conference you can now access the Keynote presentations from Professor Mick Waters, Professor Mark Hadfield and Mr Tom Johnstone. These are all downloadable in our previous conferences pages.  In addition there is a photo gallery, see if you can spot old friends or colleagues. Keynotes and pictures of earlier Conferences […]

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Professional Development in Education 40.1 Published

Issue 1 of Volume 40 of the Association’s flagship journal has just been published on-line at: http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rjie20/current. As part of the celebrations of such a milestone a number of seminal articles will be re-published throughout the year in subsequent Issues. “Continuing Professional Development: nurturing the expert within” the article by Marion Dadds is the first to feature, […]

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Partap International Conference 21-22 February 2014

Challenges for Learning Professionals – New Directions ipda is pleased to endorse and publicise the above International Conference being organized by Partap College of Education, Punjab, India in association with ipda. Representatives of the ipda International Committee including Professor Ken Jones and Dr Margery McMahon are presenting keynote sessions at the Conference. The Conference is […]

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Book reviews now available on ipda website

The ipda website continues to be updated and new functionality added. The latest innovation is the publication of book reviews available here. If you want to be a reviewer and want advice on how to proceed email Professor Kit Field (C.Field2@wlv.ac.uk) who will indicate what books are currently available for review, what is expected of […]

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Report of On-line 2013 AGM held in December 2013

The ipda membership was provided with advance notice that the 2013 AGM would be on-line and subsequently informed by email with a personal copy of the Agenda and associated papers. These were also posted on-line on December 12th 2013 as a News item at www.ipda.org.uk. The ipda on-line 2013 AGM closed on 19th December at […]

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The contribution of research to teachers’ professional learning and development

The British Educational Research Association (BERA) in partnership with the Royal Society of Arts (RSA) is conducting a major Inquiry on the role of research and teacher education. “The Inquiry aims to shape debate, inform policy and influence practice by investigating the contribution of research in teacher education and examining the potential benefits of research-based […]

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ipda AGM agenda and papers

A personal copy of the Agenda and associated papers for the 2013 AGM has been emailed to each member. The file can also be downloaded at this link. The AGM will be open till 1200 GMT on 19th December 2013. Any member may offer comments or seek answers to questions about the business of the […]

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Dates for your diary: 2014 International Conference

After yet another successful International Conference at the Aston Centre in Birmingham, UK, the Association is returning there on 28/29th November 2014. The Conference theme will be “Re-thinking Models of Professional Learning” and the keynote speakers are: Professor Linda Evans, Dr Aileen Kennedy and Professor Marc Vermeulen Please download the poster and circulate to your network. […]

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International Committee meets on 28th November 2013

The IC meets usually twice a year and invariably on the eve of the International Conference. The big discussion topic for this meeting is the role and development of CIGs (Critical Interest Groups) as opposed to or in tandem with local associations and chapters. Look out for a report of the discussion to be posted […]

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Election to International Committee: November 2013

4 Candidates stood for the vacancy on the IC viz: Dr Caroline Daly, Professor Anne Jasman, Dr Margery McMahon, Phil Taylor The poll was conducted electronically by email from 0000 (GMT) 16th November till 1200 (GMT) 20th November 2013. The poll was overseen by an Electoral Committee comprising: Kit Field, ipda Chair Alex Alexandrou, ipda […]

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Welcome to our new website

Welcome to the new look ipda website. While there is still lots to do and add to the site we are now live in time for the 2013 ipda International Conference at the Aston Centre, Birmingham, UK 29/30th November 2013. Keep checking back for news and developments over the next few weeks and months. Jim […]

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