Ofsted Criteria and Lesson Observation for Independent Schools

What topics are covered by the course?

A course for Independent Schools to help make sense of the latest OCT 2014 changes to Ofsted Criteria and to ensure that their own observation judgements are in tune with Ofsted’s latest expectations.

Who should attend?

This course is suitable for all senior staff and team leaders involved with classroom observation and professional development. Indeed all teaching staff will find it helpful to understand what Ofsted are looking for in an outstanding lesson and what the teacher now needs to demonstrate to achieve this.

What will I be able to do on completion?

Students will know about:

Observation priorities.
The Latest (Non Association) Ofsted evaluation schedule.
The updated OCT 2014 Ofsted criteria.
Independent school standards. (update)
Learning and teaching.
Measuring up to mainstream teacher standards.
Judging lessons using Ofsted methods.
Matching In-house observations with Ofsted standards.
Making evaluative statements.
Effective use of support Staff.
Feedback to enable staff development and improvement.
The School Development Plan.
Moving from good to outstanding.
Teaching methods including compelling learning experiences and effective cross curricular schemes.
Language exchange.

How will I be assessed?

Not applicable

As schools need to make highly accurate judgements about pupils learning outcomes, all teachers need to be continually aware of the impact their teaching is having on the learning experiences and the progress their pupils are making.

The training session will examine: the current emphasis of inspections, how to observe lessons using Ofsted methods, how good internal classroom observation can be used to raise standards and fulfil Leadership and management criteria, and how using a variety of teaching styles and compelling learning experiences can be linked to improving attainment and progress.

Delegates will have the opportunity to observe a range of filmed lessons and discuss and evaluate their content.

Essential information for schools not inspected in last 12 months.

ADDITIONAL DATES:
19th Feb 2015 LONDON.
25th Mar 2015 BIRMINGHAM.
17th Apr 2015 LONDON.
15th May 2015 BIRMINGHAM.

Venue Details: Jury's Inn Exeter, Western Way, Exeter EX1 2DB, United Kingdom.

Category: Classes / Courses | Professional Training.

Artists / Speakers: Presented by Martin Sayer - CS Education Services.

Guide Price: Per delegate: £275.00

Delivery: Classroom
Category: Career Development »
Duration: On April 24, 2015 at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.

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