In my sixth and final self-refection on leadership, I offer an insight into my own school leadership appraisal. In this post: Strengthening the community; I pose a series of questions for the reader and offer my very own public #360Review.
I also answer if I am ready for Headship … Continue reading
The role of observations over the last few weeks, if not months, has debated the purpose of observations; the place – if any – for 20 minute observations; progress over time; one-off, snapshot judgements; the purpose of OFSTED and so forth and so forth.
“Since 2009, inspectors have been instructed not to grade the overall quality of a lesson they visit.”
Here are the headlines clarified from Ofsted’s, Mike Cladingbowl’s article, published today. If you are a teacher – who has received an observation judgement in your career (particularly since 2009) – and do NOT read this document; then all the hard work to communicate on this issue, will be fruitless!