Category Archives: training
If there was no OfSTED, no league tables, no SLT… just you and your class. What would you choose to do to make it GREAT? Do that anyway… Tom Sherrington It’s been
There’s a lot said and written about what Ofsted do and don’t want to see in lessons, and it turns out a lot of it is nonsense. Fortunately though we have Michael
Back in the dim and distant mists of time when I embarked on my Post-graduate Certificate in Education, there was no other way to train as a teacher. Much of my training
Can we define an outstanding lesson? No. I get asked this regularly, and I’ve really tried. But I don’t think it’s possible. I can describe a specific example of a lesson which
How do we recognise a great teacher, a great lesson or great teaching and learning? How do we know what we’re seeing is outstanding? The sad truth is that often observers don’t
I work at an ‘outstanding’ school where the teaching and learning is ‘good’. As such we are squarely in Wilshaw’s sights and almost certainly due an inspection at some point this year.