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    CECD works with educational professionals, institutions and businesses on a national and international scale. We have delivered a number of bespoke programmes, ranging from in-school training to programme design and implementation. CECD has also provided contract research for a variety of clients, improving best practise and developing professional development.


    The School of Education’s Primary NQT training programme is run in partnership with the Oxfordshire Teaching School’s Alliance (OTSA). Our bespoke programme provides NQTs with an opportunity to reflect on their practice and integrate further ideas and approaches to develop their teaching. Facilitators work closely with experienced colleagues in OTSA partner schools in order to ensure that the sessions are relevant to the context within which the NQTs are working.

    DownLand Alliance

    CECD has partnered with the DownLand Alliance to provide bespoke CPD courses, including specialist NQT training programmes, in order to meet emerging priorities and career development  needs while remaining focused on pupil outcomes.

    Kantar Public

    CECD is working with Kantar Public on a large-scale, national programme of research commissioned by the Department for Education (DfE) and exploring aspects of apprenticeship and technical education.

    British Council Mexico

    Through a series of scoping exercises and workshops with Mexican and UK academics, the CECD team mapped existing evidence of best practice as well as emerging challenges in the development of doctoral students.

    Ministry for Education, Saudi Arabia

    CECD is part of an ongoing project working with the Ministry of Education, Saudi Arabia to deliver an innovative programme of UK-based teacher professional development. The aim of this programme is for participants to lead innovative change in the Saudi education system, drawing on their engagement with cutting-edge research and excellent practice in UK schools.

    Fu Yuan International School, Shenzhen, China

    CECD collaborated with Fu Yuan International School to create a bespoke programme of intensive CPD focusing on whole-school strategies for developing best practice in international school education.

    Beijing Institute of Education, China

    CECD have delivered a number of courses to Primary and Secondary school teachers interested in learning more about our pedagogic approaches, training more than 100 teachers. These bespoke courses demonstrated how Physical Education can be a tool for teaching the core skills of numeracy and literacy whilst also enhancing the development of cooperation, team building and critical thinking abilities.

    English Schools Foundation, Hong Kong

    CECD is excited to be working with the English Schools Foundation in Hong Kong to deliver a certified course of online CPD focusing on core knowledge relating to SEND. This course is designed for Teaching Assistants and teachers in their first two years of practice. The training consists of six online sessions taking place over six weeks and including online lectures/webinars, online forum discussions and activities.

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