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CPD Institute Research

We're always learning... our ongoing research

The Institute of Continuing Professional Development (iCPD) is committed to advancing the standards and efficacy of CPD across various professions.

Central to our mission is our dedicated research activity, aimed at exploring the latest trends, challenges, and opportunities within the CPD industry. Through rigorous analysis and exploration, we endeavor to provide valuable insights and evidence-based recommendations that not only shape the future of CPD practices but also support the professional development of individuals across sectors.

Our research initiatives serve as a cornerstone of our efforts to ensure that CPD remains relevant, impactful, and aligned with the evolving needs of professionals worldwide.


The "Longevity Technology and Lifelong Learning" 2023 whitepaper, authored by Jonathan David Harris CBE, explores the crucial relationship between our increasing lifespans and the swift pace of technological progress.

This insightful paper presents a compelling case for the importance of embracing lifelong learning as a means to harness the benefits and navigate the challenges of this evolving landscape. It argues that continuous education and skill acquisition are essential in an era marked by technological innovation and extended life expectancies, offering a path stay relevant and enhance our well-being at every stage of life.

This document serves as an invaluable resource for individuals and decision-makers alike, emphasising lifelong learning as a key to personal and societal advancement in the face of changing times.

A new whitepaper will be available in Summer 2024.