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Autumn week 1

Mentor materials

Discussion - ways of working

Teaching techniques to focus feedback on




As this is the first mentor interaction, this is a time to:

  • establish ways of working for the subsequent mentor interactions.
  • ensure that the teacher has access to all the necessary school policies and procedures.
  • ensure that the teacher has identified when they will access the online self-directed study materials for module one.

Key questions and talking points

  1. Recap safeguarding process at the school
  2. Discuss norms and ways of working and arrange sequence of meetings/drop-ins.
  3. Discuss the use of video observations (if applicable/available)
  4. Discuss the teachers previous experience and priorities for development in conjunction with module one
  5. Review the sequence for year one and discuss how this can fit into your timetables