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Expert Advice 2



Dr Kevan Bleach has co-authored books for NQTs and gives seminars and lectures on best practice.

In this programme he looks at how Kenneth Carmichael, a newly qualified teacher of business studies, handles his first formal lesson observation and how Clare Hewitt, a newly qualified modern languages teacher, is getting to grips with classroom management.

Dr Bleach analyses Kenneth's lesson observation and offers him some tips on how to make the most of this common form of monitoring. Considering Clare's lessons with low ability Year 8 and 9 groups, Dr Bleach highlights the essential components of good classroom management and offers some practical advice for NQTs striving to improve their skillls.

The programme offers:

  • A detailed analysis of the techniques Kenneth and Clare are using
  • Broader advice for NQTs in their first year of teaching
  • Advice on improving classroom management and making the most of lesson observation

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Published : Apr 2005

15 mins


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