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                The Limits of Lesson Observation

                John Hattie and Arran Hamilton

                In many education systems, it is a mandatory requirement that every teacher undergoes at least an annual observation by their school leader. Heads and principals generally use some form of rubric or scoring sheet and rate their teachers against this.
                   At our last count, we located 120+ observation forms that had been published with some evidence about their reliability and validity. These observations are often used for performance management... Read More


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                30 May 2019 | National
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                30 May 2019
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