Grading lessons

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#BeyondLessonObs by @LeadingLearner and @TeacherToolkit

It may be that 2014 will be seen as a pivotal year in changing how we judge the quality of teaching.  The move from grading individual lessons to viewing teaching, students’ work and progress over time and in a more sophisticated way has only just begun.  If we are serious about having a World Class Education System then the quality of teaching and teacher quality matters more than ever.  Continue reading


Becoming a Self Regulating Profession

The issue of lesson grading seems to have been given a good airing this week on a whole series of blogs.  The most popular view seems to be that we should stop grading lessons. What I’m less certain of, having read these blogs, is what we are actually going to use as “quality measures” within the Education System.  Let’s not be naïve nor lack a strategic dimension to our thinking, with £88 billion pounds of public money used to fund education it is simply unrealistic to expect zero accountability, in fact it is unhelpful.  Continue reading

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