Professional Development Leader Programme: School Trust engagement FD023R / B23

Start date
3 Jun 24
2 Hours
Learning Method
Remote Delivered CPD


This module is an exclusive course tailored for Lead and Senior Professional Development Leaders (PDLs) holding CPD Quality Mark accreditation. 

With over 10,000 schools already integrated into School Trusts, and this number poised to rise in the foreseeable future, this module delves into the educational landscape surrounding School Trusts. STEM Learning is committed to bolstering School Trusts through their evolving challenges, with a keen focus on School Trust Quality Descriptors and STEM Learning's rigorous quality benchmarks. During this intensive 2-hour session, you'll utilise our trust engagement support tools to pinpoint the trust's unique needs, craft a strategic action plan, and formalise the relationship by documenting progress on the School Trust Dynamics Platform.

Moreover, you'll cultivate a comprehensive understanding of STEM Learning's offer, empowering you to engage in nuanced discussions regarding support requirements spanning the breadth of a School Trust. 

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By the end of the session, you will be able to: 

  • Grasp the significance of School Trusts in the education system and comprehend how STEM Learning's resources can aid in enhancing STEM education within these trusts. 
  • Utilise STEM Learning's specialised tools for School Trust engagement, including the needs analysis tool and the school trust dynamics platform.
  • Execute a School Trust engagement plan effectively, ensuring targeted support for improving STEM education outcomes. 


1 Professional Development Leader Programme: School Trust engagement03 June 202414:00-16:00Virtual

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Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity feeFree
State-funded school or collegeActivity feeFree

Participants from outside the UK will be charged the course fee and an additional £120 per day plus VAT.

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Additional information

For courses at the National STEM Learning Centre in York, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course. 


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