What does CPD mean in Educational?

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Continuing Professional Development

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Continuing professional development
Continuing professional development or continuing professional education is the means by which people maintain their knowledge and skills related to their professional lives. CPD obligations are common to most professions. Many professions define CPD as a structured approach to learning to help ensure competence to practice, taking in knowledge, skills and practical experience. CPD can involve any relevant learning activity, whether formal and structured or informal and self-directed. It is also a feature of an HPW.

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