Today I had my latest lesson observation.
Before I discuss that, a brief rewind to last week’s staff meeting. Here, I once again raised the matter of anomalies on the lesson observation checklist form that my management team insist on using. I won’t go over all that again here, but suffice it to say, I do have several issues with this format. To my great surprise, our centre manager said that she wasn’t at all comfortable with grading individual lessons if Ofsted aren’t doing it any more. However, she did follow this up with saying that it was still school policy to use the same checklist format, so I tried not to get to hopeful.
To try and get some clarification regarding the grading procedure- in a slightly less public forum, I raised the matter once again during a one to one supervision meeting last Tuesday:
Me: “Am I right…
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