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Cambridge Professional Development Qualifications provide a strong framework to support effective professional development of teachers and leaders.
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Every Professional Development Qualification (PDQ) Centre appoints a Programme Leader who is responsible for designing and managing the programme(s).The programme leader is pivotal to the quality and success of the Cambridge PDQ programme.
The role is wide-ranging, from designing and developing the programme to liaising with mentors, school leadership and Cambridge.
For example, the programme leader will:
Being an effective programme leader is first and foremost about shaping and supporting professional learning to have impact on the quality of teaching and leadership in schools.
Cambridge supports programme leaders through induction training, continuing guidance and the online programme leader community.
Programme Leader Guide
This Programme Leader Guide is designed to provide guidance about the essential educational requirements of PDQ programmes.