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Conducting lesson observations using Ofsted criteria

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Last updated on 15 November 2016
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Can lesson observations be conducted using Ofsted criteria? This article relays advice from the DfE and refers to the School Inspection Handbook. It also outlines the views of teaching unions on grading.

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  1. 1 Using Ofsted criteria for lesson observations
  2. 2 Does Ofsted use grades in lesson observations?
  3. 3 Union views on using Ofsted criteria in observations

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