Measuring Progress in Drama

Trivium 21c


Measuring progress in a subject like drama is very difficult, a teacher can make assessments but these are likely to be very subjective. This is not necessarily a bad thing but it is a thing. If someone comes into the lesson, say a senior manager, and wants to know how pupils are ‘progressing’ you can show them notebooks and written work but these do not tell the whole story. In fact they tell very little about how someone is progressing in the practical part of the subject and without the practical the subject becomes a shadow of itself. When asked by a new teacher: “If a non subject specialist comes into a lesson and wants to see the progression pupils had made over time, what do you use?” I say get them to look at your mark books, of which there should be two.

Let me explain: mark book one…

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