Evaluating teacher competence

Evaluating teacher competence is one of the professional practices in the British Council's teacher educator framework. This involves defining appropriate criteria for evaluating teachers’ skills and knowledge and using a range of tools and methods to assess this, such as observation, self-assessment and student feedback. It also includes providing teachers with oral and written feedback that is clear, specific and related to the evaluation criteria. Another important aspect of this practice is being able to evaluate teachers formatively in a manner that is transparent and fair, and using the results to support further teacher learning. 

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