Derventio Education are proud to announce that we will be undertaking bespoke software development for the Teacher Development Trust. This will see the redevelopment of a bespoke CPD audit tool, to enable the Trust to review, analyse and gain greater insights into staff professional development within schools and school trusts. As a leader in Edtech, we will utilise our sector knowledge to develop a tool that will have a very positive impact on education.

The Teacher Development Trust has an outstanding reputation for promoting professional learning to help children succeed and teachers thrive. They are the national charity for effective professional development in schools and colleges and are supported by the Department for EducationEducation Endowment FoundationTimes Education Supplement Global and Durham University.

In working with schools, colleges and trusts they are able to assess current CPD provision to then devise improvement strategies, often focussing on staff collaboration, enquiry and coaching. Data is gathered via interviews and surveys which enables strengths and areas for development to be identified. The audit tool will enable collective data to be analysed and filtering will enable data to be broken down into key stages, subjects and geographical areas. Trend analysis will be enhanced and this will help to fuel powerful research for the education sector.

There is a strong synergy between Derventio Education and the Teacher Development Trust. Both organisations have expertise in staff development and recognise the need to embed effective professional development. The partnership has been warmly received by both organisations.

Educational professionals talking about education technology and teacher development for Derventio Education


We are delighted to be working with such an influential voice in education. In developing a bespoke software solution for the Teacher Development Trust, we are proud to be furthering their excellent work to promote the principles of effective CPD.

Stuart Reece – Managing Director – Derventio Education


Our partnership is exciting. This more sophisticated audit tool will offer greater insights, be more user-friendly and support the practical application of the work that we do with schools. Since TDT’s foundation, we have collated a wealth of data about CPD from hundreds of schools. We look forward to being able to analyse this information in greater depth in order to enhance our research and help shape our school programmes.

Maria Cunningham – Head of Education – The Teacher Development Trust



This news is a further demonstration of Derventio Education’s involvement in the education sector. If you would like to find out more about our work with the Teacher Development Trust, our appraisal solutions SchooliP and CollegeiP or our bespoke development work, please get in touch. We can be contacted on 0333 0433 450 or info@derventioeducation.com.


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