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Lesson Observation Guide

How to improve teaching and learning


The Lesson Observation guide shares a wealth of knowledge about lesson observation and its best practices, both for the NQT teacher being observed or the more seasoned teacher or trainer observing. And it goes further by exploring how the practice of observation used as a teacher training and development tool, when done well, is a powerful tool for overall school and teaching improvements. The ideas contained in this guide are a collection of years of experience shared by our partner school teachers and the ONVU Learning education specialists, and they can be implemented easily, helping both observer and observee make the most of the experience.

What you’ll learn with this guide:

  • Creating a lesson observation programme for teacher development

  • 10 things to do before observing a colleague

  • 10 things to do before you are observed

  • What to do after an observation

  • How to ensure observations leads to better teaching over time

  • Using observation to drive wider school improvement

  • The best and worst observation feedback seen

  • 5 reasons teachers should be using Lessonvu video to enhance lesson observation


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