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Where do observations go from here?

Posted on 28th Mar 14 by Guest blogger

Discover what Ross Morrison McGill (@TeacherToolkit) thinks we need to do to support teachers in the absence of lesson observation grades

Going Beyond CPD: David Weston

Posted on 27th Mar 14 by Kate Herbert Smith

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.

Taking a risk with IRIS Connect

Posted on 19th Mar 14 by Guest blogger

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.

Gradeless lesson observations: more ...

Posted on 13th Mar 14 by Charlotte Curl

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?

TeachMeet Pompey

Posted on 11th Mar 14 by Mark Saul

Last week I was fortunate enough to experience yet another successful TeachMeet event, this time in Pompey.

Lesson observation: to grade or not ...

Posted on 20th Feb 14 by Charlotte Curl

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.

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