Planning and Evaluating Professional Development

Generative and collaborative Peer Learning Community for Planning and Evaluating Professional Development

Returning for its second year, this community supports educators in enhancing the planning and evaluation of professional development in schools. Effective leadership in professional learning is key to school development, fostering a culture of collaboration, curiosity, and continuous improvement, all aimed at positively impacting students.

This community offers opportunities to share and learn practical, proven tools and strategies for maximizing growth, learning, and progress. Key topics include:

  • Research findings
  • Performance management and professional learning
  • Strategies for transformational change
  • Tools for team development
  • Action planning

Join us to exchange ideas and learn how to implement strategies for positive changes in your school.

Live Session Dates/Times

All live sessions take place at 17:00 – 18:30 (China Time) on Tuesdays.Β 

Live Session 1

October 14, 2024
10:30 am – 12:00 pm (China Time)

Live Session 1

October 14, 2024
10:30 am – 12:00 pm (China Time)

Live Session 1

October 14, 2024
10:30 am – 12:00 pm (China Time)

Live Session 1

October 14, 2024
10:30 am – 12:00 pm (China Time)

Live Session 1

Β  Tuesday 5 NovemberΒ  Β 2024, 17:00-18:30 (China Time)

Live Session 2

Tuesday 26 November 2024, 17:00-18:30 (China Time)

Live Session 3

Β Tuesday 25 FebruaryΒ  Β 2025, 17:00-18:30 (China Time)

Live Session 4

     Tuesday 25 March       2025, 17:00-18:30 (China Time)

Ewen Bailey

Ewen Bailey is an experienced international leader in education who supports teachers and leaders to build resilient, collaborative teams focused on continuous improvement.

Currently based in Singapore, Ewen has previously directed whole-school professional development for one of China’s top IB World schools, where he fostered a collaborative culture of student-centred professional learning.

During the pandemic, he led an innovative project with England’s Department for Education and Oak National Academy that delivered high-quality online training resources for thousands of initial teacher trainees and early career teachers.

Sarah Plews

As a professional learning and leadership consultant specializing in international education, Sarah is dedicated to building inclusive professional learning cultures that foster improvement and innovation. She is PeerSphere’s consultant Professional Learning Specialist, President of the European League for Middle Level Education (, a CIS Accreditation Evaluator, and a Certified Coach with the NSRF Critical Friends Group (CFG).

Sarah supports leadership and organizational development in Switzerland (Management Kits) and the U.K. (Karen Ardley Associates). Her past roles include Director of Professional Development at Oporto International School and founding team member of MiniPD. She has facilitated professional learning experiences for international school leaders, teachers, and teams from over 150 countries.

What Our Members Are Saying About Us

PeerSphere Communities have been a fantastic addition to professional learning for schools and educators.
- Planning and Evaluating Professional Development Community Member

I am getting a lot of good insights and ideas from other schools. My school is new so it's helpful to know what more established schools are doing.
- Safeguarding Community Member

I felt that with the experience of people in the community, I am more equipped with my role.
- Athletics Directors Community Member

I have been able to learn from others that have so much knowledge and learn how other schools work.
- Learning Support Specialists (Inclusion) Community Member

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