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
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Promoting Performance Collecting Evidence of Practice
Teacher Quality Unit
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
Classroom observation, reflection and feedback
Australian Teacher Performance & Development
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.
Collecting and Reflecting on Evidence How? Who? Why?
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
A local case study….
ASMS Making Teacher’s Learning Visible
Guiding Principles for their professional learning …
ASMS Culture for Visible Teacher Learning
ASMS IPD Teams
Blackwood High School 2011 – 12
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
Self reflection in Eportfolios
Self reflection and peer feedback
Peer feedback is a central element of successful observations and performance conversations
Mapping the evidence
Tony Mackay and Ben Jensen discuss the importance of collaboration and multiple sources of feedback
Some Approaches to Observations
Benefits for the observed …
The Ask Describe Ask Model
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?
Work shadowing is a great learning opportunity.
Build Rapport and Trust
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
WHY Collect Evidence?
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.
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.