Face-to-face CPD

Leading a Business & Economics Department

This CPD course aims to increase your confidence, and build your knowledge about leading a successful department. We will explore the key challenges and suggest strategies for developing teaching, learning and assessment resources.


Face-to-face CPD
1 day (10am to 3.15pm)
£245.00 (+VAT)

All teachers leading a Business and/or Economics Department

What we'll cover

  • Planning the academic year
  • Strategies for developing the broad range of skills needed for Business and/or Economics
  • Choosing an awarding body that suits your students
  • Strategies for curriculum development, producing resources, pastoral, managing others, extension / enrichment opportunities

  • Supporting teachers and colleagues in the department
  • Managing parents
  • Managing the demands of senior management

  • Being Ofsted ready
  • Managing the demands of the the different Key Stages
  • Enrichment and extension Strategies

  • Skills needed for an effective leader of a department
  • Using data effectively
  • Managing budgets
  • Managing your own time
  • Managing your professional development

The tutor2u approach to CPD

  • A full day of CPD designed and delivered by experienced subject specialists

  • Practical, ready-to-use resources that you can put to use and share with colleagues as soon as you return to the classroom

  • A chance to have your questions answered, and teaching problems solved

  • An invaluable opportunity to share ideas and experiences with colleagues from other centres and to build a network of contacts

  • Refreshments throughout the day and a buffet lunch

Your hosts

  • Helen Gordon

    This host's bio will be added soon.
  • Jon Clark

    Jon is an experienced A-Level and GCSE economics teacher, presenter and author. Jon also leads tutor2u's research and development activities into resource innovation and our online platform.

  • Mike Mills

    Mike is an experienced Head of Department, teacher and A-level Business examiner. Mike is also a popular presenter on tutor2u CPD courses and student workshops.

  • Ruth Tarrant

    Experienced teacher of Economics and Politics, formerly HOD at Bedales School. Ruth is also a senior examiner.

About Department Management

Designed to provide practical advice, support and resources to support teachers managing their departments.

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