Promoting Performance Collecting Evidence of Practice. Teacher Quality Unit 2013. Outline of Session. Progress at your Site …. ??? Collecting Evidence processes Case studies of how sites are establishing structures for observation Self-reflection tools using the APST
Teacher Quality Unit
Progress at your Site …. ???
Collecting Evidence processes
Case studies of how sites are establishing structures for observation
Self-reflection tools using the APST
Classroom observation, reflection and feedback
Dandenong North Primary School, Victoria
TASK: Pair share to discuss how these ideas align with the way forward at your site.
Use the Learning Pathways document to plan with.
HOW? A body of evidence, observations, student learning data, case studies, peer feedback, work-shadowing, self reflection
WHO? Teachers, peers, leaders, external assessors
WHY? Demonstration of professional practice, performance and development, registration, certification
ASMS Making Teacher’s Learning Visible
Guiding Principles for their professional learning …
Professional Conversations structure, included in meeting calendar
Training of leaders
Involved in NPST trial project 2011
Café PLC’s around TfEL in 2012 and ICTs, observation tool including student feedback trials
Strong pre-service teacher program
Self-reflection and the APST …………AITSL Teacher Feature
Peer feedback is a central element of successful observations and performance conversations
See the handout ……..
The role of the coach is to encourage the colleague to reflect deeply on their practice….
To initiate and sustain change on their own …..
The ideas generated should be a catalyst for next steps ……..
Activity : Watch the video of a pre-service teacher.
Observe the practice
Practice a mock feedback conversation with your partner using the ask describe ask model
Table Talk :
What worked well?
Even better if?
Consider using the Maria example
Any other observable aspect of an employee’s responsibilities eg
Watch the video of a pre-service teacher.
Observe the practice using the DECD observation tool .
Use the Ask Describe Ask scaffold for your feedback conversation
How did the use of the observation tool and the ask describe ask conversation scaffold improve the quality of your feedback conversation?
Explore ideas and solutions
The Way Forward
Track Progress and Provide Regular Feedback
Set the Scene
Clarify the performance expectations
Seek their Perspective
Best Practice Approach to Performance Conversations
The primary point of engagement for performance and development planning is a performance conversation with your leader. In that conversation you can confirm performance expectations and behavioural standards, seek and receive feedback, provide evidence, and seek support clarification, and direction.
Employee Performance and Development fact sheet DECD website.
OECD 2011 “Building a High-Quality Teaching Profession - LESSONS FROM AROUND THE WORLD”
Re-visit the Learning Pathways document and see if there are additional things you want to add to the document.
Please complete the feedback sheet.