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  • How to monitor the quality of teaching Be clear about how you can effectively monitor the quality of teaching and learning, and use our list of questions to ask school leaders about provision.
  • Improving teaching and learning: a strategic approach A governor's strategic role involves monitoring standards of teaching and learning. Read about how to do this, including setting targets, performance management and pay progression.
  • Improving teaching and learning: questions to ask What questions can governors ask about teaching and learning in their schools? One of The Key's associate experts and 2 other organisations suggest questions governors could ask about teaching and learning. You will also find examples of evidence governors might expect to receive from the SLT.
  • Looking at pupils' work and observing lessons: what is appropriate? What should I look for when looking at pupils' work? We relay advice from two of our associate education experts on how to approach book scrutinies and lesson observations from a governor's perspective. We also suggest questions you could ask when looking at work and visiting the classroom.
  • Monitoring reading: questions for governors to ask What questions can I ask to monitor the reading intervention scheme? In this article, we suggest examples of questions you could ask to monitor reading interventions in your school. You will also find examples of questions to discuss with subject leaders.
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