Observation of the practice of teaching
|Published in||Academic Papers Online|
|Date Published||Autumn 2006|
Geoffrey Peake, a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Huddersfield Consortium for Post-Compulsory Education and Training, has just completed a one-year research project, which focussed on classroom observation
The study looked at the perceptions of initial teacher training tutors, as well as pre- and in-service CertEd/PGCE trainee and practice teachers, concerning classroom observation within practitioners’ places of work.
Findings were based on 134 pre- and in-service trainee responses to a questionnaire survey, interviews with 11 teacher training tutors at five consortium centres, as well as informal interviews with and questionnaires given to subject specialist observation mentors.