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crhs Improving Teaching – Secondary School case study

We worked with Castle Rushen High School in Castletown, Isle of Man, as part of Osiris Educational’s Outstanding Teaching Intervention. …

mxx Mile Cross Primary School – A case study in improving teaching

Our relationship with Mile Cross Primary School, helping them on their journey to giving the best possible educational start in …

hcps Improving Teaching – primary school case study

We’ve worked with Hunslet Carr Primary School in Leeds in the past. For several years we ran the Osiris Educational …

Measure impact Starting with the end in mind

Our article for Osiris Staffroom Magazine (Spring 2015) introduces two of the key issues from our book ‘Teaching Backwards‘, that …

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‘Teaching Backwards’ by Andy Griffith and Mark Burns.  The follow-up to the best-selling Outstanding Teaching: Engaging Learners. In an era when schools …

Untitled The ‘Big Four’ for teacher improvement

The ‘Big Four’ is a concept that we’ve developed to enable a shared language around improvement between teachers. The ‘Big …

Teach Secondary Teach Secondary article

Foundations of Flow How often are your learners so engaged, that you could turn the school bell off and they …

Ministry of Education MALIT in Copenhagen

MALIT were invited to deliver keynote presentation by the Presidency of the Danish School Council at their annual conference at Eigtveds …

big four may 2014 The Big Four – the key to improving teaching

For teachers, identifying areas to focus their limited time and effort can be confusing given the plethora of acronyms and often contradictory initiatives. Our experience of working with intensively with more than 800 teachers is that focussing improvement on what we refer to as the ‘The Big Four’ is key.

So what are the ‘Big Four’?