Injecting rocket fuel into school trust CPD by Nishkam High School

Emma Wilks, Interim Co-principal, Nishkam High School describes how observing effective teaching in action is among the best ways to learn how to enhance the way you teach. 


However, as a teacher, you hardly ever have the opportunity to gain a full 360-degree picture of your class to identify when a subject did not sink in or when a few pupils have completely lost interest. 


In this short article, Emma describes how ONVU Learning has helped Nishkam High School improve teacher CPD and lesson observation practices while creating an environment where teachers feel supported.


Why marginal gains are the secret to sustainable school improvement

When it comes to driving long-term, sustainable change, the best way forward is to do a bit less – but a bit more often – instead of trying to solve everything in one go. This little-by-little approach, known as marginal gains, can be applied to many areas of school improvement.


In this short article, the topics we tackle include growing and keeping quality teachers, gaining buy-in to change and creating a culture of value.