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MyCPD from Modern English Teacher

Take control of your professional development with MyCPD

Free for Modern English Teacher subscribers, MyCPD is an intuitive, easy to use digital tracking tool for your continuing professional development reading, research and reflection.

Designed to help you to be autonomous and effective in your own continuous professional development (CPD), it gives you one convenient place to log all of your professional activity – leaving you free to pursue the topics that you need to cover, at your own speed, in whichever format suits you.

Available to both individual and institutional magazine subscribers, MyCPD is also the perfect tool for supporting members of your team with their specific professional development needs.

Key features:

  • Log your Modern English Teacher website reading with the click of an on-page button
  • Save articles from the Online Resource Library (including articles from English Teaching Professional and the old Modern English Teacher) to return to later and for quick reference
  • Log all other CPD reading, activity, and training quickly and easily
  • Add details of what you have learnt, dates undertaken, the amount of time spent, and how you've applied it in practice
  • Download a printable copy of your CPD log with a single click.

MyCPD is free with all individual and institutional subscriptions. If you are already a subscriber, find out how to get started with our handy guide.

MyCPD is free with all individual and institutional subscriptions. If you’re already a subscriber, find out how to get started with our handy guide.

Accessing MyCPD

To access MyCPD, sign in on the MET website, hover over your name and then click on the MyCPD logo in the drop down menu. 

The first time you log in to MyCPD, you will be asked to choose a password. On subsequent visits you will be logged in automatically. 

Saving an article to your MyCPD log

Add an article from the Modern English Teacher website and Online Resource Centre to your MyCPD log using the on-page button..

(Tip: the on-page button is only visible to logged-in subscribers.)

 The Save to MyCPD log button

Review your entries and add other learning

When you log into MyCPD you will see the any Modern English Teacher pages that you have entered, as well as any other CPD activity that you have logged.

Click + new entry to add learning from other sources including links to other websites, Word documents, pdf and image files (PNG, JPG, GIF, BMP are valid for upload as long as they are a maximum file size of 1.5Mb each), and details of offline reading, training, and conferences.

MyCPD homescreen

Update an entry in your MyCPD log

You can enter all kinds of information in the log for each piece of content, including the duration of the work done, competences covered, the reasons for undertaking the CPD work and how you’ve applied the learning in practice. This really helps you focus on how to get the most out of your research.

Completing a CPD entry

Check your progress at a glance

On the main page you can see various statistics about your CPD from the latest entry date and the number of logs completed to the total number of hours you have spent on your CPD.

Your CPD record

Export your CPD log

MyCPD cuts down on your workload as completed log entries can be exported into a Word document with one click for evidencing to your manager or ready for an inspection.

Export your CPD record