School Development - CPD

Harnessing the power of observations

Working with practical examples we will focus on:

  • Deciding on a theme for observations

  • Finding the right form of observation

  • Exploring the purpose and process of giving feedback

  • Observation feedback as a driver for professional development

The session will include opportunities for attendees to plan their own observation process

Pre course requirements

Attendees will be asked to bring areas/targets from their own school development plan that can be developed through lesson observations.

Learning Walks

Delegates will gain an overview of development of learning walks, related research, and the benefits.

Why use learning walks?

The focus of the session will include:

  • strategies used for learning walks

  • illustration of learning walk methods, including examples of our own practice

  • an opportunity to plan your own learning walk

Pre course requirements

Attendees will be asked to bring extracts of their development plan that they would like to develop through the use of learning walks.