Reading for Pleasure

As she approaches her second maternity leave, MTPT Project Founder, Emma Sheppard, reflects on the impact of the CPD she completed whilst on leave over a year ago with her first child. It is 4:15am.  My son is sleeping soundly and will do so all the way until 6:30am...

Font, Print and Language Analysis

Emma Sheppard, Founder of The MTPT Project, summarises her recent CPD workshop that was as good for her own wellbeing as her teaching and learning. This week, I had two options for my Friday night: the birthday party of a much-loved colleague at Katzenjammers in...

Autumn South West Lunch

This week, I travelled to the West Country to visit my parents and to join our South West Representative, Kate Fiddian, and other members of The MTPT Project in Bristol for a spot of lunch at the M Shed – a fantastically family friendly venue packed with paid and free...

Onwards and Upwards

MTPT Project blogger, @Lucy_Braidley reveals her feelings after preparing and applying for promotion whilst on maternity leave.  This post also features on the new WomenEd blog platform. I didn’t get the job. I really wanted the job. I really, really wanted the...

Lean In – My First Circle

MTPT Project blogger, tweeter and South West Representative, Kate Fiddian (@kfiddian) shares her key takeaways from one of her first solo CPD trips on parental leave.  This post featured on Kate’s own blog, which you can explore here. It has taken me nearly two...