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Lesson observations in appraisal

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Last updated on 13 July 2017
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Are lesson observations a necessary part of appraisal? Regulations on teacher appraisal include no specific rules on using lesson observations. This article cites advice from one of our associate experts, One Education and unions. It also summarises unions' advice on no-notice observations.

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  1. 1 No requirement to observe lessons as part of appraisal 
  2. 2 Advice
  3. 3 Union views 
  4. 4 Observations for teachers without classes
  5. 5 No-notice observations
  6. 6 Lesson observations and appraisal during notice periods
  7. 7 'Drop-in' observations

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