School inspection frameworks have moved away from a series of lesson observations and grading and now focuses much more closely on the pupils as the main source of evidence of successful educational provision. The “metacognition” that this approach promotes is beneficial in itself, but how experienced are your pupils in articulating the true value of good teaching? Pupil voice should be ignored at a teacher’s peril!
Acclimatise to the new order – from teacher performance to outcomes for pupils.
Practical ways to demonstrate outstanding pupil outcomes to the inspectorate.
|WHO FOR?||Middle Leaders
Deputy and Assistant Heads
|IN-SCHOOL||You can also book this as an In-School Course|
|Category||Gifted & Talented, In School, New Courses|
|Job Title||Head Teacher, Deputy Head, Assistant Head, Subject Head, G & T Co-ordinator|
Evaluation – where are we now and where do we want to be?
- Develop your vision for your school or department
- Explore the components needed to raise the profile and impact of teaching across the whole curriculum
- Consider how to use data effectively
- How to engage staff in the observation process and examine how best to self-evaluate
Improving Pupils’ academic and other achievements
- Life without levels – how to show progression over time
- High impact strategies for raising achievement
- Stretching & challenging all students including the most able
- Differentiation and Independent learning
- Strategies to improve teaching, learning and assessment
- Providing the right evidence to Inspectors to demonstrate successful outcomes
Improving Pupils’ personal development
- Strategies for improving and enabling pupils to understand their strengths and weaknesses in order to support their learning and personal development
- Effective marking and feedback systems which enable pupils to understand and improve their learning
- Sharing ideas on effective marking and feedback systems
- Classroom approaches to develop pupils who are resourceful and resilient in the face of challenges and change
- Evidencing successful pupil personal development across the school
Reflections and planning for the future
Have an opportunity to develop your own action plan ready to use following training
An opportunity for self – reflection and planning of where to go next and how to get there as well as some of the key messages from the day
John has taught for 15 years and has trained teachers for over 10 years where he is regularly graded as “outstanding” by delegates on their evaluation forms. This year he has chaired National Conferences in School Leadership & Teaching and Learning and has led a debate on “the future of A levels” and “Implications of the new OFSTED Framework” at the 6th annual Sixth Form Leadership conference in London. He has held a number of Senior Management positions as well as leading departments both in the UK and internationally.