I believe that all teachers should be accountable. It’s important that we maintain a standard expected of us however how this is done is wide and varied and in many cases based on ‘one off’ examples of teacher performance such as observations.
These observations are a tiny snap shot, often pressurised and therefore unnatural. They are high stakes, being used as the only/main evidence for performance management. Yet they don’t really show if a teacher is being a ‘good’ teacher or not.
If we list what our duties are as a teacher we can probably use the Teacher Standards as a basis;what we…
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