Observation of the practice of teaching

Author/Producer Geoffrey Peake
Contributors
  • Geoffrey Peake (University of Huddersfield Consortium for PCET)
Published in Academic Papers Online
Date Published Autumn 2006
Pages 4
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Summary

Research findings from the FDTL5 project at University of Huddersfield Consortium for PCET

Description

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

Introduction

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.

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N.B The University of Huddersfield Consortium for Post-Compulsory Education and Training is a member of the FDTL5 project ASSOCiate Online