Enabling individual ownership of learning requirements and processes over a realistic time period.

Professional learning is most effective when it is part of a long-term plan for learning and development that is generated and owned by the practitioner. A co-constructed professional learning ‘journey’, owned by the practitioner and set out over a time is most likely to have an impact on practice. Practitioners should use the timeline for reform as a guide to their planning, so that they can see well ahead of time what their needs will be as curriculum reform and other aspects of reform take effect.

Reflect on a ‘Talking Head’ video from a lead school improvement expert focusing on the importance of this element in the context of the wider national approach.


Consider research commissioned by Welsh Government to inform the evidence base for this element of the national approach.