Carousel Activity In pairs: Move around the data tables and make a summary judgement on the progress to date based on the teaching and learning indicator evidence
Review points: Observations are now acting as a key diagnostic assessment of teaching and learning, recognised as robust sector leading practice by other colleges, Colleges Wales, TES, auditors and Estyn on two inspections Accurate grading, all observers have undertaken tandem observations, Estyn have verified our grading twice, the last visit found our observation profile an exact match to theirs More work needed on evaluative comments Continue to ensure as Directors and DDs/ WBL managers that there is a system for all teachers to be observed, especially new teachers and hourly paid staff
Describing the questioningEvaluating - Questioning is good because The teacher asked a range of questions and learners responded well. Questioning was used effectively to elicit understanding and to further challenge learners to extend their thinking
Activity: Look at the cards in front of you. 1.Pick out the descriptive comment. 2.Assess which comments evaluate which grades and why
A peer marking activity enabled learners to engage with how their work was marked and begin to identify ways to improve. This could be further improved by clearer instructions around using the marking scheme
Matching Comments with Judgements A peer marking activity enabled learners to engage with how their work was marked and begin to identify ways to improve. This could be further improved by clearer instructions around using the marking scheme A peer marking activity enabled learners to understand how their work was marked and to clearly identify ways to improve. Adequate Good A peer marking activity enabled all learners to fully understand how their work was marked and to clearly identify ways that their work could be improved. Peer learning was effective, with each learner setting and being set challenging targets at all levels of ability. Excellent
Skills Development Literacy Numeracy Citizenship Employability Welsh Learners Engaged/ Participating/ Enjoying Learning Technology enabling learning Effective differentiation Active learning Flipped classrooms Assessment for learning Becoming Effective Learners Aspiration Learners taking charge of their learning journey Understanding next steps and how to get there Peer learning & sharing Reflection Progressions Learners making better than expected progress High and consistent success rates (retention & attainment) Final thoughts: What makes teaching and learning excellence?
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