Effectiveness of continuing professional development training of welfare professionals on outcomes for children and young people: a systematic review

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Continuing professional development (CPD) aims to improve outcomes for the children and young people with whom educational and welfare professionals work. There is no clear evidence that CPD in education improves student academic outcomes. CPD is delivered in a variety of settings by different kinds of 'trainers' or educators for differing lengths of time and differing intensity. There are many methods of delivery such as coaching sessions, feedback based on observations or videotapes of classroom practice, and feedback and reflection workshops. This review looked at the effects of CPD...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Workforce development; Outcomes; Teaching and learning

Keywords: Professional development; Continuing education; Outcomes of education and training; Practitioners; Educators; Systematic review; Literature review; Social aspects

Geographic subjects: United States; North America; Australia; New Zealand; Oceania; Denmark; Germany; Ireland; Portugal; Great Britain; Netherlands; Europe; Chile; South America

Published: Oxford, England: John Wiley and Sons, 2019

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Journal volume: 15

Journal number: 4

Journal date: December 2019

Pages: pp. 1-31

ISSN: 1891-1803 (online)

Statement of responsibility: Trine Filges, Carole Torgerson, Louise Gascoine, Jens Dietrichson, Chantal Nielsen, Bjorn A. Viinholt

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 138.828

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