WCB Self Evaluation RTU 190814

Self evaluation
Maurice Girvin
Self evaluation
Navel gazing
Self evaluation
Whole School
Whole School – informing the S.D.P.
Kirkland Rowell Survey
•Staff (55)
•Pupils (649)
•Parents (458)
Staff Self evaluation
• Sharing good practice
•Quality Assurance of
Departmental Materials
used for Self-evaluation
BOG & SMT Quality Assurance
• Examination Review
•Target Setting and Action Planning
Data Analysis
•Benchmark Data
•Baseline Data
•Value Added
SMT Quality Assurance
•Book Review
•Pupil Planners
BOG & SMT Quality Assurance
• Examination Review
•Target Setting and Action Planning
•SOW Review
Department Development plan
• 3 year Departmental plan
based upon the SDP
•Focus for the last
two years is on Self
Department Action Planning
•1 year Action Plan showing the
outworking of the Departmental
Development plan and the PRSD
2012 – 2013 Objectives 1 & 2:
• Self-evaluation process - report
• Feedback for Improvement
2013 – 2014 Objectives 1 & 2:
• Self-evaluation process - report
• Differentiation in the Classroom
Self-evaluation process
=> Departmental ‘self-evaluation’
=> Reflective practice at Departmental level.
---------------------------------------------------------------‘Feedback for Improvement’
Self-evaluation Process:
‘Feedback for Improvement’
What is first hand
1. Pupils’ Books
2. Lesson observation –
“trusted colleague”
3. Questionnaires
4. Data.
“Small steps properly
managed can lead
to large gains”
Obtaining the Evidence
Pupils’ Books:
• Do the pupils’ books include feedback for
• Does the feedback within the pupils’ books
aid understanding?
PRSD Lesson Observation:
Does the lesson concentrate on ‘Feedback for
improvement’ when appropriate?
Are all pupils familiar with the concept of
‘feedback for improvement’ and use the
feedback to improve their learning?
What strengths emerge from the lesson when
feedback for improvement is evident?
What areas are there to develop within the
lesson when using feedback for improvement?
PRSD - Use of Questionnaire
Departmental Questions / Discussions:
• What do you understand by the term ‘feedback for
• How often have you used ‘feedback for improvement’
within the classroom / homeworks etc?
• What benefits have ‘feedback for improvement’
brought to your work in this subject?
• Does ‘feedback for improvement’ always improve your
work in this subject?
• If you could add any key points to the process of
‘feedback for improvement’ in this subject, what would
they be?
PRSD - Close the loop
PRSD Objective one: Self-Evaluative Report
Informs the:
• Department Development Plan
• Department Action Planning
Staff self evaluation
•All Staff contribute to the
Departmental Self
Evaluation report
•All Staff have access to Data
about their students,
department and their classes
that is Benchmarked
Department Self-evaluation Documents
Departmental Development Plan, Department
Action Plan, Departmental Target Setting and
Results Analysis
Pupil self evaluation
Target Setting: All students set
individual targets based upon
baseline testing
Topic Self-evaluation:
Students complete selfevaluation sheets at the
end of each topic in most
Action Plan: All students
categorised as
underachieving are given
action plans set by subject
teachers, HOY or a member
of SMT
Mock Results Day: All
students complete a self
evaluation sheet at their
Mock results day

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