Mihaela Mitescu-Manea (West University of Timisoara, Romania) replaced Hannu Heikkinen ( University of Jyväskylä ) as Link Convenor after ECER 2022. She and Ken Jones are Co- Link Convenors.
After ECER 2019 NW 01 "Continuing Professional Development: Learning for Individuals, Leaders, and Organisations" changed the name to "Professional Learning and Development".
In 2015, Hannu Heikkinen started as Link Convenor; since 2017 he has been supported by Ken Jones as co Link Convenor.
At ECER 2011 "Urban Education" in Berlin, Graham Attwell and his colleagues from Pontysysgu interviewed the link convenors Maureen Killeavy and Vivienne Collinson.
Continuing Professional Development: Learning for Individuals, Leaders, and Organisations (2010).
Continuing Professional Development for Teachers and Leaders in School Systems (2008),
In 2007, Vivienne Collinson started as Link Convenor for NW 01. She served as Link Convenor until 2011.
Continuing Profession Development for Teachers and Leaders in Schools (2005),
Convenor changed to Maureen Killeavy.
Network 1 was earlier called 'Research into the Continuing Professional Development of Teachers'. Reflecting rapid changes within the field of CPD during the first decade of the 21st century, Network 1’s name was changed to 'Continuing Professional Development of Schools' (2000) and Christopher Day was supported by co-convenors including Jorunn Moller & Ciaran Sugrue.
NW 01 was established under the title "Research into the Continuing Professional Development of Teachers". The first acting Link Convenors was Christopher Day.