How can we genuinely improve teaching?
Eighteen months ago, we removed lesson gradings and stop judging teachers. Over a period of time, we've been working out a better solution that helps teachers improve their classroom repertoire (and improve whole-school teaching).
Moving to an overtime methodology appears to be the way forward, steering away from an outdated - union informed - 3 observations-per-academic-year model, forming judgements of teachers that are often, invalid or unreliable assessments of what is taking place everyday. We have developed our own