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Continuing professional development models

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) refers to mandatory education, training and development activities occurring after entry to a profession.


Author(s): Hugh Breakey and Charles Sampford

This title examines models of CPD. CPD models provide archetypes for the design, administration, governance and delivery of CPD. This title discusses:

  • Terms and concepts within CPD Models;
  • The many types of CPD Element Models, describing different activities that professionals can employ for their professional development; and
  • The many types of CPD Scheme Models, describing the over-arching types of regime that govern professionals in their engagement with specific CPD activities.
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