Noticeboard articles by author : Tom

Changing lesson observations in FE

You may have seen the Guardian article yesterday by Dr Matt O’Leary “We must take a bold step to change the use of lesson observations in FE”. The article outlines the challenges of the “snapshot” approach to graded lesson observations. The majority of FE teachers believe that single lesson observations are poor at assessing staff […]

Ron Dearing UTC approved with bid writing support from Educate

Today Chancellor George Osborne has announced that plans to build a new University Technical College in Hull will go ahead. The UTC will help meet a surge in demand for skilled young people in the Hull area, following a boost in the local economy. The Ron Dearing UTC will open its doors in September 2016, […]