Recently, I have been supporting several groups of TLA Coaches and Advanced Practitioners with developing their skill sets for use in school or college. We have been working on reflective dialogue skills, designing CPD sessions that foster ownerships and facilitation skills. This short Loom recording unpicks the skills of facilitation, which can be so useful in leading subject team meetings or CPD sessions that engage others effectively.
As a trainer and coach in the FE sector and schools, I have been having many conversations with teachers about their move to blended learning during the pandemic. In this Loom recording, I summarise the main challenges that teachers have mentioned and some of the approaches they have used to address them.
If you are interested in research and practice around lesson observations in the FE sector, this podcast from The Teaching Space is a great listen. Martine Ellis interviews leading author Prof Matt O’Leary about his interest in lesson observation and his past and present research work in this area.