One of my favourite sayings regarding CPD and training is this:
“What if we spend time and money training this member of staff really well and they leave?”
“What if we don’t and they stay?”
Every school, every workplace has those members of staff that work hard; that continually seek to improve themselves by reading about their role or attending teachmeets; and that know that their job is not just 9:00 until 4:00. There are also the other members of staff that do the job and go home. They have no desire to read about work when they finish – why would they? It’s a fair question and often the response I get when talking about twitter for education purposes.
I use social networks to chill out, to chat with my friends, to see photos of my family or to see people getting soaked by buckets of water. Why…
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