Exploration of my Approach to Professional Development
This section explores where I am now in relation to Professional Development (PD). The following are some critical questions to ask yourself…
What is my Experience of PD?
Why Does PD Matter to me?
What do I want to learn using the PDF?
How will I know I am doing this?
What does the Professional Body I belong to say about my role?
What PD supports are available to me in my Organization? Are these unique to my role? How do they compare to other roles?
What do I know about my engagement with PD?
What engagement do I have with a Professional Body to support my practice?
What does the Professional Body do to support and recognize PD?
Am I aware of the LAI/CILIP Professional Knowledge & Skills Base? Am I engaging with it and if so, what am I learning/working with?
Am I writing?
Am I contributing to the discipline and field of practice?
What are my hopes, fears and expectations in using the PDF? It can be accessed here:https://www.teachingandlearning.ie/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/PD-Framework-FINAL-1.pdf