Fruitful Conversations

Fruitful Conversations

Our MTPT Project blogger, Lucy Braidley (@Lucy_Braidley) has taken advantage of the DfE’s free coaching offer during her third maternity leave. I first heard about the DfE’s Women Leading in Education coaching scheme at a local WomenEd event. It sounded...

Learning to Love Twitter

MaternityTeacher blogger, Lucy Braidley (@Lucy_Braidley) sums up her top 5 reasons for using Twitter as a CPD tool whilst on parental leave. Like any social media platform there are pros and cons to using Twitter, but over the last few weeks I’ve begun to see it as a...

School Governance on Parental Leave

Kate Fiddian (@kfiddian), Assistant Head, Science teacher and South West Representative for The MTPT Project explains how taking up a role as a Primary School governor has improved her understanding of whole school leadership, and enriched her experience of maternity...

Maternity Leave #Shelfie

Primary school teacher and MTPT blogger, @Lucy_Braidley sums up her recommended summer reads for your CPD shelf, proving that even with two small children and a baby, reading can be one of the best forms of CPD whilst on parental leave. I love a good book and I really...