i epd tt pda quality assurance form by HC120929025331

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									  Quality Assurance of the Professional Development Activity
                            (PDA)

                    To be completed by the school

Teacher Name: ________________________________________________

Teacher Reference Number: _____________________________________

This section should be completed by the principal in joint discussion with the
EPD teacher and the teacher tutor.
Please comment on the extent to which the following have been achieved.

Planning

The PDA should ensure that
   1. The focus and purpose of the PDA were clearly stated;
   2. The professional needs of the teacher were clearly identified and, if
      appropriate, related to the school’s priorities, key stage/departmental
      priorities;
   3. The competences were related to the focus;
   4. The planning for learning was effective and appropriate to the needs of
      the children.




Learning and Teaching

   1. Through observation and discussion what evidence is there that
      children were engaged in the learning process?
   2. What evidence is there that the teacher is developing the identified
      competences?




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Reviewing and Reflecting

Throughout the EPD process the EPD teacher:
    Is developing as a critical, reflective practitioner;
    Has been encouraged to engage in a process of professional dialogue
      with other members of staff.
Please comment.




Core Values

The GTCNI Code of Values and Professional Practice underpin the
responsibilities and aspiration of the profession in Northern Ireland and
provide teachers with a framework to apply the competences in a professional
context.” (Please refer to Pages 44-46 of GTCNI Publication, ‘Teaching: the
Reflective Profession’). Please comment.




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Areas for Development
Please identify areas for development linked to:

      Planning
      Teaching
      Reviewing and reflecting




Recommended for successful completion of this stage?   Yes / No


EPD Teacher’s signature: …………………………………………………………


Teacher Tutor’s signature: ………………………………………………………..


Principal’s signature: ………………………………………………………………


Date: …………………………………………………………………………………. .




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