College – Issue 36

ACADEMIC Centre for Teaching Excellence & Research

On the move with Learning Walks Teachers being provided the opportunity to learn from other teachers through classroom observation, is critical for their professional learning. This year the Centre for Teaching Excellence & Research (CTER) has adapted a commonly-used model to facilitate this type of opportunity – Learning Walks. Eight teachers participated in our first Learning Walk, visiting eight classes over two class periods, observing how these classes cultivated and supported a vibrant learning environment. These observations were then followed by a discussion and a reflection on

Performance Development This year the CTER will be implementing a performance development process to support our teachers to be at their best. At College the process for performance development is aimed at improving the quality All staff involved in this exercise were very positive about their experiences and we are confident it will assist them in reflecting on, and improving, their own teaching. what they saw and what challenged them about their own teaching practice.

Christ’s College Canterbury


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