Video Clubs: The Art of Noticing

Video Clubs: The Art of Noticing

Why not join the club? In Leveraging Video for Learning: Strategies for Using Video Observations for Professional Growth by the Centre for Education Policy Research at Harvard University, one of the recommendations made is that, Education leaders should consider...
Observation Deck

Observation Deck

Can you feel it? The rumbling and grumbling; it’s getting louder and louder. There’s now a real movement and shift away from traditional high-stakes ‘one-size fits all’ approach to lesson observations as fed-up teachers are claiming back their classrooms and...
Video and Marginal Gains

Video and Marginal Gains

How can we get better at what we do? Watch yourself. That’s not a threat but a piece of sound advice for teaching and learning. When we watch ourselves we can learn a lot. It might not be an entirely comfortable experience but it is certainly memorable and definitely...

VLTs: Brace For Impact

Do you have a video learning team (VLT) in your school? Successful schools put video learning teams (VLTs) at the heart of learning in order to drive pupil and teacher progress. Learning teams work together to bring about change and to help each other learn as a...
Using video to enhance CPD

Using video to enhance CPD

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...