Measuring Teacher Effectiveness

A whole-school model

  • The most practical model to observe and evaluate teacher effectiveness

  • Be clear on what evidence Ofsted needs

  • Tools to update accountability processes:

    • Performance Related Pay

    • Appraisals

Oli Knight

Oli Knight

Date: 26th Mar 2018

Oliver Knight is the author of "Creating Outstanding Classrooms: A whole-school approach", a book that has been recognised as a leading text on helping schools deliver an Outstanding education. He is currently the head of a London free school and was previously vice principal at Ark Academy in London, one of England’s highest-performing schools. Oliver shares his nationally-recognised best practice through his training which is inspiring and highly practical.

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Ensure that your lesson observation protocols marry up with your performance management and whole-school reporting systems.

Steps to successfully judge teacher performance across the school

Identify why lesson grading alone will not work

Explore alternative approaches to evaluate teacher quality

Develop an internal observation system that focuses on:

  • assessment data
  • evidence in workbooks
  • student conversations

Embed a formative approach to lesson observations through:

  • coaching and mentoring programmes

  • appraisal processes

Make consistent Performance Related Pay decisions

A toolkit to observe, evidence and measure the impact of ToT

Training plans for all observers

Tracking systems to see progress of individual teachers

Ofsted-friendly templates to record findings on:

  • observing the lesson
  • talking to students
  • evidence in workbooks
  • tracking data

Move beyond lesson grades and the idea of progress within a lessons, to look at a defensible model of teacher effectiveness and how we can take this whole-school.

First delegate rate

£299 + VAT

Additional delegate rate

£279 + VAT

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