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Teaching and Learning Development

A module for monitoring teaching and learning, with analysis to inform improvements and provide evidence for good governance.

The Teaching and Learning Development Module provides the tools for senior leaders to analyse teaching and learning and to identify areas that need improvement at individual teacher, department level or at school level.

Using Lessons Learned, senior leaders are able to easily demonstrate the quality of teaching and learning to governors, trustees and other parties such as advisers or inspectors. It also provides ideal evidence for your self-review processes.

The module is flexible and able to accommodate a variety of monitoring forms for teaching and learning, including observations of lessons or books, learning walks and much more. You can use our framework and forms, which use the 2019 Ofsted framework as a basis and account for remote/blended learning, or alternatively use your own school framework and forms (independent and diocesan frameworks both work with the system).

Forms can be customised extensively, with options to turn grades on or off, create new ‘grade’ sets for specific forms and add areas for recording development points and strengths where applicable. Attachments can be added to any form, allowing you to back up your comments with evidence in the form of Word files, PDFs, images and more.

Easy to use analysis screens provide a quick overview of the level of teaching and learning at individual, department and whole school level. Summaries of development points and strengths allow you to see if there is a particular area of strength or area for development within your school.

Teachers can have their own logins that allow them to view forms completed on them and middle leaders can be given access to forms and analysis for their subject/area or year group. Development point logs can be accessed at all levels, allowing individuals to see the feedback they’ve been given and record actions against them to show how they’ve responded.

Answer questions such as…

How do we know that staff are making progress in a particular area?

Are we being fair with our lesson visits?

How many times have we looked at books this term?

What are we doing to support person X with their issue in Y?


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Slide Dashboard screens provide a detailed, real-time analysis of teaching and learning in your school and can be viewed at individual, department and whole school levels. Slide If you choose to, you can use our comprehensive frameworks based on the Ofsted EIF to help determine what good and outstanding teaching look like. Alternatively, you can use your own custom framework (or tailor ours!). Whether or not you use grades/judgements is totally up to you - set them by form type or remove them entirely. Slide Design your own forms based on what you already use in school - Lessons Learned adapts to your processes and makes leadership management exactly what it should be - manageable! Slide Rather than grading, you may prefer to focus on areas of strength and those that require development. Using categories, Lessons Learned is able to give you a visual representation of strengths and areas for development across the school and by department, helping to identify where CPD resources should be focused.

What Our Customers Say

“Lessons Learned proved very helpful. I had at my finger tips an overview of all the observations that had taken place in the school, I was able to provide data on different key stages and subjects as part of the school’s evidence base. The inspectors commented that we had an accurate picture of ourselves as a school and Lessons Learned undoubtedly contributed to that picture.”

“I was able to show where our strengths and weaknesses were as well as the percentage of teachers working at ‘Good’ or ‘Outstanding’. For the sake of a few hundred pounds I was able to prevent the school being graded ‘Requires Improvement’ based on what an inspector had seen in two days.”

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