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Go C[pd]ompare
« on: November 17, 2009, 10:39:16 AM »
A suggestion from Stephen Schwab was to set up a place on SLN for people to log CPD experiences they have just had to help other Dept leaders/colleagues to spend CPD budgets with care & confidence, to reflect on good/less good training.

This is that place!


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Re: Go C[pd]ompare
« Reply #1 on: November 17, 2009, 05:54:23 PM »
Scottish Asssociation of Geography Teachers (SAGT) annual conference. Fee this year £35 for members £60 for non members. Excellent opportunity for networking and hearing keynote lectures and then a choice of seminars - this year on 13 different topics - some given by familiar SLN names . Publishers exhibition. A must for Scottish geographers but everyone is most welcome. Next year to be held on Sat 23rd October at Hutcheson's School Glasgow. Great value for money and small enough to be friendly if you don't know anyone.

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Re: Go C[pd]ompare
« Reply #2 on: November 18, 2009, 07:10:14 PM »
I won't shamelessly promote the GA's CPD events, but I'm hoping some of you will add positive comments about them, particularly Annual Conference
LOL! I might say the same about my training courses which are a-mazin... and I've been on all of them  ;)

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Re: Go C[pd]ompare
« Reply #3 on: November 18, 2009, 09:01:13 PM »
Noel is right, this is for post CPD messages.
Pre CPD heads up should be on the Coming Soon thread, still on SLN but not here please. :)
Who will be our first C[pd]omparer?
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Re: Go C[pd]ompare
« Reply #4 on: November 18, 2009, 09:11:13 PM »
Who will be our first C[pd]omparer?

I'll review the Advanced Google Earth Course from last Thursday for Keynotes which I led. Don't think anyone who came is on SLN so it will have to be self-assessment I'm afraid.

It was absolutely fricking brilliant, with a very good-looking and enthusiastic presenter, loads of original and subversive ideas, fantastic memory stick full of quality items. And very tasty food.
I highly recommend the course ;)

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Re: Go C[pd]ompare
« Reply #5 on: December 02, 2009, 11:10:22 AM »
C/D Boardeline pupils - Dragonfly Training

Very good course with ideas to engage and aid C/D boarderline without changing your whole teaching style, resources are useful and changable for any topic as supplied on Cd as well as paper.

Stacey who ran the course was friendly and 'lived in the real world' and still teaches which is always a bonus. I would highly recommend this course to anyone who wants to improve their C/D results.

Plus the food was good (2 courses) and drink / cake and biscuit supply was continuous and help yourself!
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Re: Go C[pd]ompare
« Reply #6 on: December 03, 2009, 10:36:32 AM »
 :)Thank you gilmmoregirl for taking the time, this thread is off and running. :D
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« Reply #7 on: December 12, 2009, 04:04:44 PM »
I also attended the C/D borderline course and thought it was great!  Resources and ideas were top notch!
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Re: Go C[pd]ompare
« Reply #8 on: December 12, 2009, 08:09:58 PM »
Thank you too. :)
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Re: Go C[pd]ompare
« Reply #9 on: January 04, 2010, 10:08:00 PM »
As we glide into 2010 can I invite all who go on Geography CpD to share their experiences in Go C[pd], its to help colleagues to find the good and avoid the wastes of capitation.
Be a part of it. :D
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« Reply #10 on: January 11, 2010, 09:33:45 PM »
Dec- Went on a course for outstanding HODs run by Osiris in London. I really enjoyed it- thought the woman who led it was friendly and helpful- gave good examples and gave lots of good ideas which even though she obviously had an English leaning was very helpful- am in an outstanding faculty and as a HOD found lots of things to do to improve the performance of me, my dept and the students.

The lunch was also very nice! (and resources from the course too).
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« Reply #11 on: January 13, 2010, 04:27:02 PM »
Evlinda, thanks for taking the time. :)
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« Reply #12 on: March 30, 2010, 09:33:24 AM »
Went on Dragonfly's course on creating geography materials for your VLE.
Some great ideas - lots of which could be taken and implemented straight away. Really inspired me to get creative over the holidays and use our VLE to good affect.

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Re: Go C[pd]ompare
« Reply #13 on: April 02, 2010, 01:24:57 PM »
Lisa thank you,  :)
 we need more reviews to help colleagues to spend CPD budgets wisely.
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Re: Go C[pd]ompare
« Reply #14 on: August 16, 2010, 12:34:35 PM »
New Year, new Spending on New CPD.
iF YOU HAVE HAD A GOOD OR BAD CPD EXPERIENCE SHARE IT HERE,
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