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Lesson observations – quality assurance or quality improvement?

http://blog.optimus-education.com/lesson-observations-quality-assurance-or-quality-improvement The blog on the link above includes some thoughts on the importance of gaining staff feedback on observation practices and seeing observation as a tool for professional learning and quality improvement as opposed to mere quality assurance.   Advertisements

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Developing your skills as an observer: Questions for reflection after observing a teacher and having the professional dialogue

In colleges and schools, many people carry out observations of colleagues, give them feedback and encourage professional dialogue about the learners and their learning experience. Observation, feedback and professional dialogue involve complex skills that require attention, practice and evaluation. ┬áIt … Continue reading

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