In this section you will find a range of resources to support your CPD. Whether you are taking a formal qualification or just interested in developing your teaching skills, these resources will be valuable.
To complete the 'Teaching in College Today' course, speak to your manager at college and agree to have your teaching practice observed so that you can complete the assessment requirement.
There are a range of resources to support candidates taking either Unit of the PDA Teaching Practice. Please note, these courses are delivered by colleges and not through CDN, if you wish to complete them speak to your manager in college.
- Tutor: Sandra-Jane Grier
This Unit/Course has been designed to help you develop your understanding of cooperative learning, its background and its benefits to learners and to learning. The aim of this programme is to enable teaching and support staff in colleges and other learning environments to understand and apply the principles of cooperative learning to enhance learning effectiveness and the learner experience.
This self-study online resource includes a range of information to support college staff completing the Professional Development Award (PDA) Teaching Practice in Scotland's Colleges. The content and materials is also aligned and mapped to the new Professional Standards for Lecturers in Scotland's Colleges.