Effective Observation of Teaching and Learning

Chris jones, former HMI and Specialist Adviser for Further Education and skills

tuesday, 28 july 2020  |  10:00 am - 11:00 am



Effective Observation of Teaching and Learning

Strategies to improve quality of education

This webinar looks at the relationship between observations of teaching and learning, the quality of education, teacher knowledge and staff development. The session will review how providers can build a strategy around observations of teaching and learning to derive evidence of learner progress over time, teacher knowledge and expertise, and the quality of education.


  • What the inspection handbook says about observations of teaching, learning and assessment (OTLA)
  • The relationship between OTLA and the quality of education
  • The role of OTLA in identifying and supporting the development of teacher knowledge
  • How to use what you learn from OTLA to show that leaders and managers have strategies for:
    • Curriculum intent and implementation
    • Staff development

Target Audience


ITPs and Employer Providers.