The school workforce will develop more effectively when needs and wants are identified at personal, area and whole school level.
A Leicestershire Primary found the self evaluation tool enabled the CPD Leader to work with other members of the Leadership team to establish priorities to further enhance practice in CPD development. They found using all the self assessment grids useful as a way to direct thinking to the areas of greatest need, making it easy to clarify strengths as well as areas for development, including some not previously considered.
Self evaluation guidance can be found here. It provides brief grade descriptions defining the key characteristics of school workforce development under the headings: outstanding, good, satisfactory and inadequate.