What Can EdTech Do For Teacher Development?

The article discusses the impact of technology and peer review in enhancing teacher development at Aston University Engineering Academy (AUEA).


Led by David Chapman, the Head of School, AUEA emphasises the importance of innovation and tailored professional development. Teachers at AUEA benefit from dedicated CPD time every Monday afternoon, with a diverse rotation covering areas like departmental work, SEND, and safeguarding.


The academy also encourages participation in external courses, such as NPQ and Teaching Times’ Masterclasses, and offers access to courses at Aston University.


AUEA’s approach has led to many staff advancing to leadership roles earlier than their peers in other schools, demonstrating the effectiveness of their development programs.