Presentation on theme: "University of Huddersfield School of Education & Professional Development Inspecting Citizenship."— Presentation transcript:
University of Huddersfield School of Education & Professional Development Inspecting Citizenship
School of Education & Professional Development Essential reading You need to be familiar with the following publications: The National Curriculum for citizenship at Inspecting Subjects 11 – 16 – Citizenship. With Guidance on Self-evaluation. London, Ofsted, 2002 at The Crick Report at QCA Schemes of Work for Key Stages 1 – 4 and other citizenship publications at The Teachers Guides, which form part of the schemes of work, are particularly useful. Citizenship at key stages 1-4: Guidance on assessment, recording and reporting at Citizenship at Key Stages 3 and 4: Initial Guidance for Schools, London, QCA, Details of this hardcopy booklet may be obtained from
School of Education & Professional Development Also very useful are: the DfES citizenship website at QCAs citizenship information site at the Virtual Teacher site at For details of GCSE specifications for citizenship, see: · AQA – · EDEXCEL · OCR –
School of Education & Professional Development Criteria Knowledge and understanding about becoming informed citizens, addresses issues such as legal and human rights, the criminal justice system, government and the electoral system, public services, voluntary groups, the media, diversity, respect and understanding, conflict resolution, and the world as a global community, including the role of the European Union, the Commonwealth and the United Nations. Skills of participation and responsible action encourage pupils to help establish and take part responsibly in both school and community-based activities, and to reflect on the process of participating. They also have to be able to think about and explain views that are not their own. Skills of enquiry and communication seek to develop pupils ability to think about, investigate and analyse citizenship issues and to communicate their ideas in a range of ways.
School of Education & Professional Development Very important that…. Teaching should ensure that knowledge and understanding about becoming informed citizens are acquired and applied when developing skills of enquiry and communication, and participation and responsible action.
School of Education & Professional Development Evaluating teaching… judge… - a teachers subject knowledge and understanding; - planning; - a teachers ability to challenge and inspire; - teaching methods; - classroom management including behaviour management; - the use of resources; - the use of assessment information/feedback; - the use of homework; and, very importantly, - whether the teaching meets the needs of all pupils.
School of Education & Professional Development Judging teaching and learning View the lesson and make brief notes on the quality of teaching and learning. After you have completed this, compare your findings. Then compare them with what the teacher thought. This lesson deals with controversial issues. Add brief comments on the questions given. Then compare them with what the teacher thought. Grade the lesson (VG, G, A, P) for CITIZENSHIP teaching