CPD and Training for teachers

What we offer

Learn new skills by taking part in our specialised sessions that use the stories of our palaces to enhance your teaching practice.

We offer a range of CPD opportunities at our sites, many are free of charge, with regular weekend and twilight sessions to support teachers in developing skills and confidence in teaching in an historic environment, leading visits, providing new angles and proven techniques to enrich teaching in the classroom.

 

Join our Teacher Network

We design our schools programmes in collaboration with teachers. For opportunities to get involved join our Teacher Network.

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Upcoming opportunities

Teachers take part in a site familiarisation visit at Tower of London

Teacher Familiarisation Days

Familiarisation Days are offered free of charge to all teachers who are leading, or thinking of leading, a school visit to one of our sites. 

Dates for the 2019-2020 academic year are now available.

Portrait of Queen Victoria. She wears the ribbon and star of the Garter and the Crown of India.

Queen Victoria and empire: CPD session

Thursday 21 November 2019, Kensington Palace

Discover the private woman behind the crown and her journey from a girl of 18 to the grandmother of Europe. Suitable for primary and secondary school teachers.

In partnership with the Historical Association.

Teachers at a site familiarisation visit event

Art is everywhere: CPD session

Thursday 19 March 2020, Hampton Court Palace

Discover Hampton Court Palace's diverse art forms and explore how they can be used to enrich the KS1 and KS2 curriculum back in the classroom.

In partnership with Arts Award.

Community group leaders from the Community Access Scheme photographed in from of the White Tower
Tours and talks

Explore the Tower of London for free with your local community or adult learning group

Group Leader Training Days: Monday 16 and Tuesday 17 March 2020

Tower of London

10:00-16:00

Free (advance booking required)