Reclaiming our profession: Getting teachers better. Robert Coe Northern Rocks 2014 Saturday, 7 th JuneLeeds. Getting teachers better. What does ‘better’ look like? How do we get better? How will we know if we have?. What does ‘better’ look like ?. If you want to be a better teacher,.
Reclaiming our profession:Getting teachers better
Northern Rocks 2014 Saturday, 7th JuneLeeds
What does ‘better’ look like?
(‘should’ = ‘most likely to lead to benefit’)
Most promising for raising attainment
May be worth it
Effect Size (months gain)
Small gp tuition
Small effects / high cost
Cost per pupil
Put these in order of effectiveness:
How do we get better?
How do we get students to learn hard things?
How do we get teachers to learn hard things?
Do you do this?
How will we know if we have?
(Coe, 2009, 2013)
EEF DIY Evaluation Guide
What could you evaluate?
Teacher ‘quality’ needs to be evidence-based
Focus on characteristics that help us improve
Teachers learn the same way as other people
Monitoring and evaluation are important, but hard