Professional Development Quality Mark Award

The Village School and Woodfield School have recently achieved the Professional Development Quality Mark Award. This was a joint submission between the two schools and the associated report document can be seen below.
 
What is the Professional Development Quality Mark?

The PDQM was developed by experienced PD Leaders in partnership with specialists at the London Centre for Leadership in Learning to improve professional development practice in schools/ settings across London, and beyond.
 
PDQM enables schools/settings to: 
  • Improve the quality of their strategic leadership of professional development.
  • Develop professional development provision and opportunities for their staff leading to improved progress measures and outcomes for students whilst enabling greater retention and recruitment of key staff.
  • Complete a self-evaluation framework to enable them to reflect on their PD practice and highlight strengths and areas for development.
  • Be verified against the PDQM criteria to achieve Bronze (developing), Silver (enhancing), Gold (embedded) or Platinum (Innovative) standard.