Supplementary Resources

Managing

How learning is managed and its attendant leadership.

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PinPoint Summaries

Common Inspection Framework 2015 Leadership & Management

A short analysis of the accountabilities of leadership and management to sustain the drive to support and improve teaching. The framework of the analysis if one where the traditional organisation chart is flipped.

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PinPoint Summaries

Improving Education

The 2007 McKinsey report on global education highlighted the central place of teachers in raising standards. And that training teachers is therefore the most important challenge ahead for all education systems. But then found that traditional CPD activities didn't have the precision needed for teachers to be able to transfer successfully their learning of new methods back into their classrooms. This PinPoint shows how the addition of HOW2s optimises all CPD activities by providing the missing precision of how superior teaching techniques operate.

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PinPoint Summaries

Influence

Teachers constantly aim to influence their students for the better. Social psychologist Robert Cialdini has spent a lifetime studying how humans influence one another. Discover the 6 essential skills.

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PinPoint Summaries

Napkin Sketching

We all understand explanations that are realistic rather than conceptual. Napkin Sketching converts ideas, concepts and processes into a human storyboard. Sketching here is drawing as communication, not as art. Enthusiastically adopted by managers for its clarity and concision.

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PinPoint Summaries

Video

Video has been a powerful tool for teacher self-awareness and professional improvement. But research has highlighted some of its limitations, such as the cognitive overload of the viewer. This PinPoint explains the way in which HOW2s can rapidly change the perception of the viewer so much more is learned from the experience.

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Posters

St Matthews Performance Management with HOW2s

Discover how Education Endowment Fund Octopus Literacy Project school, St Matthews in Cambridge, use the HOW2s to support teachers in their performance management process.

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ViewPoint Documents

Ofsted: Behind the Framework

An analysis of 113 FE inspection reports, identifying a gap between the somewhat vague Framework descriptions of outstanding practice, and the comments of outstanding practice taken from inspection reports. This reveals that inspectors are looking for more specific methods than the Framework suggests. Each of these identified outstanding approaches can be learned, step-by-step with linked HOW2s.

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ViewPoint Documents

Coaching with HOW2s

Coaching has not proved to be the panacea for rapid teacher improvement. Expensive, time-consuming and distracted by its life-coaching origins, coaching significantly gains in focus and impact when the expertise of the HOW2s are added to the mix.

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ViewPoint Documents

Instructional Rounds with HOW2s

Instructional Rounds centres around observing teaching, not teachers. It brings a new level of rigour to observations from its medical origins. HOW2s assist in providing teachers with choices for their theories of action: the plans to address the learning needs of their students.

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ViewPoint Documents

Professional Standards

Teachers’ professional standards are a collection of what we would all like to see in our teachers. However, they lack the missing how. This document provides this essential ingredient with multiple ideas of how to use the HOW2s to raise the quality of teaching standards.