Discover what Ross Morrison McGill (@TeacherToolkit) thinks we need to do to support teachers in the absence of lesson observation grades
What would you like to say to every headteacher in the country? Find out David Weston's answer in the first of our new podcast series, Going Beyond CPD.
In June 2011 Paul Taylor was appointed Director of Teaching and Learning at Penistone Grammar School. Tasked with ensuring that at least 80% of teaching was good or outstanding, this is his article about how he achieved this and more.
If grading individual lesson observations is no longer...will teachers be able to focus on developing the craft of teaching to become excellent in their own right, rather than becoming an Ofsted "outstanding" teacher?
Last week I was fortunate enough to experience yet another successful TeachMeet event, this time in Pompey.
The grading of lesson observations is a complex issue made more complicated by a confusion between observation as part of the accountability framework and observation for professional development.