Welcome to the Secondary PGCE Mentor meeting Our Aim The ultimate aim is to produce innovative, reflective and self-motivated practitioners who are able to respond to the learning needs of their pupils in a creative way to facilitate engagement in the learning process and provide a range of appropriate learning experiences relevant throughout secondary age phases. The team Fiona Woodhouse Nina Barnes Jayne Price Geraldine Allport Angie Vickerson Joanna Vickers Brian Coughlan Rod Robertson Ed Southall Thank you • Thank you for the support you gave to the trainees in placement 1. • Some have done really well, some have found it more challenging. Developing partnership Reflecting on placement 1 and thinking about placement 2 what would have been/be useful/helpful • From us • Trainees Subject Mentors Aims for today... • Become familiar with the revised documentation and assessment procedures for 2014-15 and the PGCE website and expectations/requirements placement 2 • Consider the teaching/support and assessment requirements for the trainees including evidencing the teachers’ standards and grading of trainees • Ensure that we are working as a partnership. New Mentors • Information • February 11 2015 @4pm Aims for teaching practice placement • Provides the opportunity for trainees to achieve many of the outcomes for the course • Develop their experience in teaching their own specialism • Enhance professional skills and techniques associated with the teaching role. • Further develop expertise in performing the teacher's role both in the classroom and the wider context • Acquire personal experience of the structure, organisation and work of the second school/institution • Involve themselves in effective working relationships with staff in the placement. Information for you: Key resources • Secondary PGCE Partnership Handbook (paper and electronic) • http://www.hud.ac.uk/edu/resources/secondarypgce Code of Conduct All trainees have signed this, it in your handbook and on the website. • http://www.hud.ac.uk/edu/resources/secondarypgce Assessment overview DHS 2220 DHS 1220 DMX 5130 DMX 6730 DHS 3320 DHS 4420 PGCE with QTS Module details DHS3320 - Practice of Teaching- application Part one on assessment and part two is their Summative Report with standards evidence (20 credits) DHS4420 - Practice of Teaching- consolidation Their final Summative Report with standards evidence (20 credits) DMX6730 Inclusion M level assignment (20 credits) Alternative for Professional students – DHS4020 at 20 credits DHS1220 Special subject module Comprising of subject audit and subject based tasks (20 credits) Assessment Schedule • Partnership Handbook • http://www.hud.ac.uk/edu/resources/secondarypgce Key documents and timelines Placement 2 1/3 • You should have had a Pen Portrait from each trainee • Trainees will need to discuss this and their Action Planning with you • Trainees will need access to key school documents, policies and information. • Trainees will also need a timetable Key documents and timelines 2/3 • Weekly Lesson observations Review of Progress Key documents and timelines Term One 3/3 • Interim Review • Application Summative Report DHS 3320 • Consolidation Summative Report DHS 4420 Observations by you 1/2 • Need to ensure that there is a minimum of one formally observed lesson per week by you or the host teachers. • This lesson does not necessarily need to be graded. Observations by you 2/2 • We are asking that you jointly observe with your Professional Mentor at least twice this placement • This lesson to be graded • University Tutors will also you jointly observe with you or host teacher and grade the lesson, normally twice Giving Feedback • Discuss within tables how you give feedback. Sharing ideas and good practice The Review of Progress meeting must be: • A designated weekly time slot • Private • Professional • SMART - targets set and discussed with all Teachers’ Standards covered • Documented during meeting n RoP • Discuss what you have been doing with this time. Sharing ideas and good practice Interim Review • Due in Wednesday 27 February 2015 • Flagging up concerns early for intervention. Summative Reports • Thinking about best practice Application Summative Report • Grading this placement as well as each standard • Could these be emailed to Janine Downs by the 27 March 2015 • Can be competed by you/Professional Mentor or jointly. • Signed by both. Consolidation Summative Report • Grading this placement as well as each standard • Could these be emailed to Janine Downs by the 1 June 2015 • Can be competed by you/Professional Mentor or jointly. • Signed by both. If the trainee is struggling • Cause for concern can be used; talk to Professional mentors and do talk to us. • Details are in the handbook University tutor/External examiner visits • Will come out and liaise with trainee to set this up. • External examiners will also come and visit Ofsted’s recommendations: In order to improve trainees’ progress and attainment, the partnership should: – increase the proportion of trainees who are outstanding by the end of the training by developing further their ability to reflect on their own practice – reduce the variability in the quality of mentoring by ensuring all partners are clear about their responsibilities for monitoring the effectiveness of the feedback that trainees receive 30 The revised framework for judging the quality of an ITE partnership • ITE inspection is primarily about evaluating how well trainees are trained to be good or better teachers. • For each phase inspected, inspectors must evaluate: – the extent to which the ITE partnership secures consistently high-quality outcomes for trainees. • To make this judgement, inspectors must evaluate each of the three key judgements: – Outcomes for trainees – Quality of training across the partnership – Leadership and management of the partnership. 31 Ofsted priorities – – – – – Improving Teacher Training for Behaviour Supporting training for SEN, inclusion and EAL Developing pupils’ literacy and numeracy skills Training for the New Curriculum Impact on pupil progress 32 Supporting Mentoring • There are some support documents which you can use with subject mentors or direct them towards these. • http://consortium.hud.ac.uk/mentoring/ All documentation... • University of Huddersfield PGCE Secondary Website: http://www.hud.ac.uk/edu/resources/secondarypgce 34 Opportunities for you Interviewing trainees PGCE Secondary Strategic Planning Group • 3 March 2015: 1.30 to 4.30pm • 9 June 2015: 1.30 to 4.30pm Questions/Ideas/Suggestions • Feedback • Thank you for coming ... and remember blue forms for payment!