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Informal lesson observations

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Last updated on 20 December 2017
School types: All · School phases: All
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What is good practice for 'drop-in' lesson observations? We refer to the DfE's model appraisal policy, and look at union views on 'drop-ins' and school policies on lesson observations. You will also find advice from one of our associate education experts on drop-in lesson observations.

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  1. 1 No requirement to carry out informal observations
  2. 2 School policies
  3. 3 Union views
  4. 4 Expert advice
  5. 5 Template for recording drop-in observations

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