Previously• Teachers completed self assessment twice a year• Reflections/evidence in written format only• Emailed to Principal• Syndicate/Team leaders no access• Used at Appraisal time as discussion document
• Principal then gathered evidence to support RTC from teacher self appraisals,observations, planning checks etc.
Our • To experiment using an online format for RTCPurpose • To allow selected people to view the portfolio (ensuring privacy) • To update throughout the year (ideally 2x a term) • To allow for a richer tapestry & different ways of a teacher evidencing achievement (other than only written)
School WebsiteCalendars Shared Documentation School Organisation Email
Trial• 2012• 4 eLeaders• Teacher ‘ePortfolio’• Use variety of eTools to reflect & evidence
The Change:Teachers evidencing their ownperformanceLeading teachers into Teacher Inquiry about theirown practise.
The Change:Teachers evidencing their ownperformanceLeading teachers into Teacher Inquiry about theirown practise.The Goal:Teachers who are open to questioning theirown practise and trialing innovative ideas intheir classrooms.
eCirclesProfessional Learning Groups4-5 offered per termHeld in Staff Meeting timeTeachers choose what they areinterested inFacilitated in-houseTeachers keep reflective journals
eCircle Reflective Journals Completed by all teachers
Document shared with eCircle facilitator & Principal. Updated after each eCircle Forms part of evidence for appraisal.