Using video to enhance CPD

John DabellBlog, CPD, Improving Teaching

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Lesson observations have been demonised over the years and they suffer a terrible image problem  fuelled by Ofsted horror stories, misguided school-led observations and teacher trepidation of senior managers. But it is time to shake off these negatives and focus on how lesson observations when combined with video technology can be a force for good, positive growth and real change. Lesson observations can bring out the worst in teachers who are fearful of ‘judgements’ which is why it is reassuring that Ofsted now don’t grade lessons. It is also worth remembering that Ofsted are keen to dispel folklores surrounding inspections … Read More