Monitoring teaching and learning: how to select and use evidence
Find out how to triangulate evidence from a range of sources to get a reliable overall picture of the quality of teaching and learning in your school.
Where to look for evidence
Take a range of evidence (at least 3 different types) from the following sources:
Use our how-to guide and templates to make sure these are set up for success.
While lesson observations are among the most reliable sources of evidence, they only give you a snapshot of teaching. Triangulate them with these other sources to build up a picture of the quality of teaching over time.
Use our templates to help you plan and carry these out.
Pupil voice Ask pupils about whether the lessons you and your team have observed are typical. This’ll help you work out whether they were “show lessons” or a more accurate picture of the quality of that teacher's