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Lesson observation form based on the Ofsted framework

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Last updated on 22 April 2016
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Is there a proforma for observing lessons based on the Ofsted framework? We provide a KeyDoc lesson observation form, created with our associate experts, reflecting Ofsted grade descriptors. We include advice on observing lessons and a case study from a teaching school, explaining the forms it uses.

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  1. 1 KeyDoc: lesson observation form based on Ofsted criteria
  2. 2 Lesson observations: recommended practice
  3. 3 Case study: lesson observation in a secondary teaching school
  4. 4 Form based on the 2012 framework and the Teachers' Standards

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