The importance of enhancing pedagogical skills through continuing professional development


  • Md. Sajedur Rahman Rajshahi College
  • Fatimah Tambi Centre for Academic Partnership and Engagement, University of Nottingham Malaysia
  • Nusrat Zerin Anny Rajshahi College, Rajshahi, Bangladesh



Pedagogical Skills; Continuing Professional Development; Higher Education; College Teachers; Bangladeshi Colleges.


This paper attempts to explore the issue of enhancing pedagogical skills among the college teachers of Bangladesh through CPD. This is a literature review paper that divided the topic into different themes and sub-themes in order to analyze the issue properly. After analyzing 60 studies including journal articles, conference proceedings, and research reports of different authors and organizations this study found several positive impacts of CPD on the teachers regarding uplifting their professional skills. It has also found some challenges of implementing CPD for college teachers identifying the scarcity of resources at the heart of all the challenges. Finally, the paper ends up with some recommendations to enhance the teachers’ professional skills through CPD in Bangladeshi colleges




How to Cite

Rahman, M. S., Tambi, F., & Anny, N. Z. (2020). The importance of enhancing pedagogical skills through continuing professional development. International Journal of Research in Business and Social Science (2147- 4478), 9(4), 121–129.