Continuing Professional Development

CPD Courses

Details of the CPD courses run by the Saffron Teaching School Hub and our Partners can be found below.

Saffron Teaching School Hub courses & programmes 

The Chartered College Certificate in Evidence-Informed Practice (CCoT1) Various Dates

Interested in developing your expertise in using evidence to inform your practice?

Course delivered by The Chartered College of Teaching

What does the course offer?

The Certificate in Evidence-Informed Practice is perfect for teachers and leaders wishing to develop their understanding of evidence-informed practice and gain recognition for their expertise.

Successful completion awards participants with a certificate in evidence-informed practice and credits towards Chartered Status.

Course Outline

During this 3 month online programme you will have the opportunity to develop your understanding of evidence-informed practice. During the programme you’ll learn about and discuss:

• evidence-based pedagogies

• engaging with evidence

• educational myths and misinterpretations

• key debates in education

The programme ends with an innovative assessment that will enable you to demonstrate your knowledge and expertise in evidence-informed practice. Upon successful completion of this, you will be awarded The Chartered College Certificate in Evidence-Informed Practice and will also receive credits towards Chartered Status

Course Date and Time

Various Dates

Course Fee

£99 per delegate (to take part you will need to be a member of the Chartered College of Teaching. You can become a member from as little as £1.96 per month.)

How do I book?

To book a place on this course click here.

To find out more about our other professional development programmes click on the links below:

Courses run by Saffron Teaching School Hub partners 

The Chelmsford Schools Partnership (CTSA) CPD Courses

The Chelmsford Schools Partnership (CTSA) was established in March 2013 when Newlands Spring Primary School became a National Teaching School. We currently have a partnership of 49 primary, 5 secondary and 1 special schools based in and around Chelmsford in Essex. CTSA also includes Essex Primary SCITT (School Centred Initial Teacher Training).

Please click here to see the Chelmsford Schools Partnership CPD Course Directory.

Epping Forest Schools Partnership Trust Teaching and Learning School (EFSPT) CPD Courses

Epping Forest Schools Partnership Trust (EFSPT) is a Multi-Academy Trust of 17 schools: 12 primary schools, 3 infant schools, 1 junior school and 1 special school. Our schools vary in size from a three form entry primary school to a single form entry infant school. Our special school, Oak View, is an all age (3-19), specialist provision for pupils with Special Educational Needs. This includes those with severe and complex needs and pupils within the autistic spectrum.

Please click here to see EFSPT's CPLD Booklet for 2022-23.

Professional Learning Network (PLN) CPD Courses

The Professional Learning Network has developed a number of different programmes to support teachers and leaders from other schools. We coordinate the expertise within the Professional Learning Network to deliver training by experienced staff that is up-to-date and relevant to our schools.

Please click here to see PLN's CPD Course Directory.

Curriculum Hubs courses

Saffron Teaching School Hub promotes the work of the Curriculum Hubs in our area.

To find out more about the Curriculum Hubs in the Saffron TS Hub area, and the CPD programmes they offer, click here.



  • If you wish to cancel a course, please email Lorraine Chedzoy ( 5 working days before the course start date.
  • If you cancel your place less than 5 working days before the course start date or are a ‘no shows’ on the day of the course you will be charged the full price.
  • If there are extenuating circumstances for cancellations or ‘no-shows’, the Saffron Teaching School Hub will exercise discretion regarding payment.