What do OfSTED want to gain from lesson observations?
This is a summary of 6 observation models presented at an OfSTED seminar to discuss how lesson observations may help with future inspection development - curated to support reliability and validity - as OfSTED seek to strengthen their purpose.
What is reliable?
Over 25 years, I've observed thousands of lessons. The skills required to be able to do this effectively for the benefit of the teacher have been a constant learning curve - especially when watching outside of my specialism. This is clearly an interesting paper which has the potential