Continued Professional Development (CPD) makes several appearances in 7 top tips for spending the Primary PE and Sport Premium.
(Shout-out to the Association for Physical Education (afPE), Youth Sport Trust and Active Partnerships for putting this together.)
Why is CPD a sustainable use of the primary PE and sport premium?
CPD directly relates to point three of DfE’s five key indicators of effective PE and sport premium spending. But, when you look at the other four, it’s clear that CPD can contribute to achieving all five.
By increasing the confidence, knowledge and skills of all staff in teaching PE and sport:
- more children can be engaged in regular physical activity
- the profile of PE and sport can be raised across the school as a tool for whole-school improvement
- broader experience of a range of sports and activities can be offered
- and increased participation in competitive sport can be achieved.
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