teachers, data gathering will include classroom observation
(2 x 40 mins or equivalent is recommended).
observation instruments the second most common way of collecting data is through
it is not recommended that you agree to interview more than 5 - 6 people,
because of the time commitment involved.
instruments and / or interview questions should be agreed during the initial
and Data Gathering
with your reviewee where you will be located in the classroom or meeting
for the observation.
that the instrument is as agreed at the initial meeting.
the observation check that the reviewee is happy for you to make a copy
of the data to facilitate discussion at the Review Meeting.
the original copy to the Reviewee as soon as possible after the observation
- ownership of the data is with them.
collecting interview data:
the questions to interviewees in advance of talking with them.
that they do not have to give data - this is voluntary.
them to check through and sign the data that you have collected - they
should be invited to amend what you have recorded before they sign it
if they so wish