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Developing staff

A range of OTLA projects focussed on how staff can be supported to develop their skills and understanding to support their learners more effectively.  Projects include investigations into effective observation practice, peer and virtual observation.

How Managers Can Support and Develop Advanced Practitioners – An Organisational Approach

Advanced Practitioner Case Study - A Universal Model, Bournemouth and Poole College & Kingston Maurward College

Advanced Practitioner Case Study - Assessment for Learning, Bedford & Tresham Colleges

Advanced Practitioner Case Study - Coaching in Action, LTE Group & Manchester College with Novus

Advanced Practitioner Case Study - Developing Outstanding Practitioners, Doncaster College & North Lindsey College

Advanced Practitioner Case Study - English and Maths, South Devon College and Bridgwater & Taunton College

Advanced Practitioner Case Study - Improving Questioning, Kirklees College

Advanced Practitioner Case Study - Mental Health and Wellbeing, NESCOT, East Surrey, Guildford and Brooklands Colleges

Advanced Practitioner Case Study - Practitioner Led CPD Stanmore College and Westminster Kingsway College

Advanced Practitioner Case Study - Triangles of Excellence, East Riding of Yorkshire Council & City of York Council

Advanced Practitioner Case Study - Working with Sessional Tutors, Workers' Educational Association & Adult Community Learning Essex

Advanced Practitioner Case Study - Undertaking Non-judgemental Lesson Observations: Shipley, Barnsley and Mysercough Colleges

OTLA case study of an operational project using peer and virtual observations led by ELATT

OTLA case study of an operational project developing an observation tool led by Jobwise Training

OTLA case study of an operational project on paired peer observations led by Redbridge Institute

Engaging tutors and learners in improving teaching and learning. A video of two AoC/OTLA projects.

Statements of outstanding practice in ten areas Jobwise Training

Developing Office Skills at Derwen College

How confident am I with ICT, DACES

Outstanding Teaching Learning and Assessment, review of provider-led research projects NTU

SEND discussion group

Outstanding Teaching Learning and Assessment Brochure-emfec projects

Adult learners reviewing a textbook & studying together

Excellence in Teaching, Learning and Assessment

Achieving excellence through a licence to observe - Chichester College

A Pathway to Excellence in TLA through in-house CPD  - Hospitality Training Partnership

Developing communities of learning: OTLA JPD Project: Southend Adult Community College Final report

Outstanding teaching, learning and assessment: Promoting excellence in teaching and learning: Learning Framework and an evaluation of the Learning Framework from the Learning Consortium

Learning Consortium videos: effective practice in teaching, learning and assessment.

Outstanding Teaching, Learning and Assessment in London

Impact Assessment for Outstanding Teaching, Learning and Assessment projects

OTLA case study and a performance and quality management framework and toolkit of an operational project to build a performance management framework led by Skills for Growth

Self observation and peer coaching — Northern College

Personalised learning: A differentiated approach to assessment and feedback — WEA

Improving TLA practice linked to growth mindset — West Lancashire College

Developing an action research-based model for college-wide professional development

Empowering teaching and learning communities to promote equality and celebrate diversity

Developing effective maths, English and ICT approaches in offender learning — NOVUS

‘Empower staff to promote and use digital technologies to meet the diverse needs of learners’ - OTLA Digital Case Study

Collaborative enquiry using coaching skills — NESCOT

Sharing effective practice — Worthing College