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Teachers' Standards in the Classroom 3ed

by Roy Blatchford Learning Matters
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This popular guide to the application of the Teachers' Standards in the classroom is now updated with more classroom stories, links and examples of good practice. The new edition also includes guidance on contemporary issues in relation to the Standards to support trainee and new teachers to understand everyday challenges of the profession. The text is written to support teachers and trainee teachers to interpret the standards effectively and independently, and to apply them to their teaching. The chapters mirror the standards themselves and practical guidance and classroom based examples help the reader link theory to practice. It supports readers to enhance their understanding of the standards and to see how their effective application can improve teaching and professional practice.

Set high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge pupils
Promote good progress and outcomes by pupils
Demonstrate good subject and curriculum knowledge
Plan and teach well structured lessons
Adapt teaching to respond to the strengths and needs of all pupils
Make accurate and productive use of assessment
Manage behaviour effectively to ensure a good and safe learning environment
Fulfil wider professional responsibilities
Personal and professional conduct
Master Teacher
OfstedGÇÖs evaluation of the quality of teaching
The Chief InspectorGÇÖs dos and donGÇÖts
Extending your practice to meet the TeachersGÇÖ Standards
Successful schools, successful teachers
Appendix: TeachersGÇÖ Standards posters

Roy Blatchford is Director of the National Education Trust> Previously he was Her Majesty's Inspector of Schools (HMI) in England, with lead responsibilities for school improvement and for the national inspection of good and outstanding schools. Roy has extensive experience of writing inspection frameworks, nationally and internationally, and has inspected and reviewed over 700 schools and colleges in the UK and Europe, USA, Middle East and India. Roy was Principal (1999 - 2003) of Walton High and Walton Learning Centre in Milton Keynes, opened in September 1999 and described by OFSTED as 'a first class centre of learning - innovative and inspiring'. He was Founding Director (1996 - 1998) of Reading Is Fundamental, UK a non-profit organisation developing children's reading and family literacy. From 1986 - 1996 he was Headteacher of Bicester Community College, an Oxfordshire comprehensive school serving 1200+ 11 - 19 year old students. He spent twelve years teaching in inner-London schools, youth and adult services, and has for thirty years been a trainer and speaker with schools, parents, governors and local authorities on literacy, raising student achievement, curriculum development, school improvement, leadership and innovation. He has served as an adviser to various governments, and was recently vice-chair of the DfE Teachers’ Standards Review. Roy has worked with HM Prison Service, the NHS and the Arts Council in a number of voluntary capacities. He is the author/editor of over 150 books, including Sparkling Classrooms and is a regular contributor to the national press. Roy is the author of the Learning Matters text The 2012 Teachers’ Standards in the Classroom.