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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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Discount Flyer for Reclaiming Lesson Observation edited by Dr Matt O’Leary

I am very pleased to have been a contributor to the new book on lesson observations edited by Dr Matt O’Leary and entitled Reclaiming Lesson Observation – Supporting excellence in teacher learning. https://www.routledge.com/Reclaiming-Lesson-Observation-Supporting-excellence-in-teacher-learning/OLeary/p/book/9781138656604 The book includes a range of perspectives … Continue reading

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Lesson Observation: New approaches, new possibilities (Slides and Handouts from the Conference on June 17th 2015)

http://www.wlv.ac.uk/about-us/our-schools-and-institutes/faculty-of-education-health-and-wellbeing/institute-of-education/events/lesson-observation-new-approaches-new-possibilities/ If you missed this major event on lesson observations, you can catch up on the link above with the presentations and handouts from the keynote speeches and workshops. Blog posting on the event My reflections on the day

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Lesson Observation – new approaches, new possibilities: Cross Sector Conference

I am delighted to be involved with this major event for the sector on the hot topic of lesson observation. The event includes speakers from the world of research as well as case studies from colleges and insights from consultants … Continue reading

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Peer Visits or Pair Sharing: How can we encourage more of it in the FE sector?

In 2014 I led a workshop on ‘peer observation’ at the Optimus Education Conference for FE. I was sharing the findings to date from two colleges that I am supporting with their efforts to encourage peer visits/pair sharing; opportunities for teachers … Continue reading

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