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Andy Hockley: Peer observation - how can we make it work?
About the webinar
Peer observation can be a great source of professional development for both observer and teacher. Yet many schools either don't encourage it or have a system which doesn't really work as well as it might. Based on research into peer observation systems that work (and ones that don't) this webinar seeks to present some ideas for helping make your school's peer observation system as successful and useful as possible, thereby developing both the school itself and the teachers in it.
About the speaker
Andy Hockley is a freelance educational management consultant and teacher trainer based in deepest Transylvania. After 15 years of teaching English worldwide, he moved into management (completing an MA in International and Intercultural Management) and worked as an educational project manager at the School for International Training (USA), including participating in the curriculum working party that developed the International Diploma in Language Teaching Management (IDLTM). He has been coordinating and training on the IDLTM since its inception in 2001. He is co-author of "From Teacher to Manager" (CUP, 2008) and author of "Educational Management" (Polirom, 2007). He blogs (infrequently) at http://adhockley.wordpress.com
- Download the TeachingEnglish guide on peer observations.
- Download the document on setting up a peer observation scheme below, written by Andy Hockley.