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Cambridge Professional Development Qualifications provide a strong framework to support effective professional development of teachers and leaders.
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Our qualifications are based on the latest research and best practices in teaching, learning and leadership.
Cambridge Professional Development Qualifications (Cambridge PDQs) cover four themes each at certificate and diploma level:
Each syllabus focuses on professional development needs that matter most to our schools, leaders and teachers. Schools can tailor the programmes to suit their own priorities, needs and local context.
The Cambridge PDQ Diploma consists of three learning and assessment modules. Each module must be completed successfully before moving to the next. Candidates can take Module 1 on its own as the Certificate. It provides a strong foundation for progress to Modules 2 and 3 and the Diploma.
Cambridge PDQs are practice based. Candidates produce a portfolio of evidence of their professional practice, learning and reflection which is submitted to Cambridge when ready for assessment.