Improvement In Action Te Ahu Whakamua

Visible professional learning – McAuley High School

We know we’ve always got things we need to keep improving on. We know we are never there.

Classroom teacher observations are a frequent occurrence and students report how they regard this as teachers actively modeling learning behaviour,

This video illustrates

Domain 5: Professional capability and collective capacity

Evaluation indicator

  • Organisational structures, processes and practices enable and sustain collaborative learning and decision making

Key content

  • Students see teachers receiving and responding to feedback from other teachers
  • Students learn that everyone needs to be open to learning, and that learning is lifelong
  • Staff carry the open to learning approach into teacher only professional learning settings

Things to think about

  • How visible is your learning to others?
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