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Leading the Geography Department

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Leading the
Geography
Department
GA Secondary Education
Section Committee
SESC 2005
�Managers do things right –
leaders do the right thing’
Are you doing the right thing?
SESC 2005
The leadership context
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Rising expectations on subject
leaders
A change in focus from maintenance
(management) to improvement
(leadership)
A move towards self-evaluation from
September 2005
How well are you doing
(and how do you know)?
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How good is the personal
development of learners?
How well does the curriculum meet
the needs and interests of learners?
What is the quality of teaching and of
assessment for learning?
How good are leadership and
management?
Maintenance or
improvement?
Leadership
Evaluate Key Stage 3 schemes of work
Agree targets for raising pupils’ attainment
Interpret pupil attainment data
Analyse pupil attainment data
Feedback to colleagues on observations
Ensure that school policies are applied in the department
Observe teaching across the department
Meet with parents to discuss pupil issues
Set agenda for department meetings
Report to Governors on standards in the department
Minute department meetings
Ensure that internal examinations are set and marked
Allocate books and stationery to teachers
Monitor spending of departmental funding
Purchase new resources and equipment
Maintain department equipment
Management
Raising the profile and increasing take-up
Case Study: Kirk Hallam Community Technology College
• 2000 – 30 geographers
• 38% A*-C, 20% A*-A
• 2004 – 77 geographers
• 77% A*-C, 48% A*-A
• Geography offered in two option
blocks against all other non-core
subjects
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• Geography the most popular
option since 2000
Increasing take-up
•Remodel the Key Stage 3 curriculum
•Develop a range of learning strategies
•Identify GCSE potential in KS3
•Make learning relevant & incorporate topical issues
•Develop Geography activities through Humanities club.
•Promote active citizenship through national and international campaigns.
•Develop an exciting Key Stage 4 curriculum and residential fieldwork
•Provide support at Key Stage 4 through email help, yahoo group,
tutorials and revision sessions.
SESC 2005
Raising Achievement at KS3
Case Study – Stokesley School, North Yorkshire
Background
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11-18 school
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Approx. 220 students in each
KS3 Year Group
The Geography Department
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5 full time and 1 part time
staff
Issues
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A changing team
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Desire to improve KS3 results
The vehicle
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Assessment for Learning
SESC 2005
How did we develop Assessment
for Learning?
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Assessment for Learning in everyday
lessons
The formative use of summative
assessments
Self and peer assessment/ comment
only marking
Questioning
SESC 2005
What do the students say?
Q: What do you need to do to improve in Geography?
“Use words such as
�because’ and
�therefore’ to increase
explanation.”
“Add extra
information
on the
question.”
“I need to improve the
detail that I put in my
answers.”
“Compare effectively by
looking for similarities
and differences.”
“Improve
my listening
skills”
SESC 2005
Key Stage 3 Results
45
40
35
30
25
2002
2004
20
15
10
5
0
3
4
5
6
7
8
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What made the process
successful?
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Short term and long term strategies
A changing agenda for Dept.
meetings
Taking part in wider school initiatives
Reducing workload
An integral part of CPD
Involving students
SESC 2005
Strategic leadership tools (I)
Raising
achievement
Take-up and
subject profile
Teamwork and
professional
development
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Achievements
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So-so’s
Challenges
Self-review tool for
Achievements, SoSo’s and
Challenges
Key themes of
raising attainment,
subject
profile/take-up,
professional and
team development
Strategic leadership tools (II)
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Prioritising tool
Estimate doability
Consider impact
on attainment
Use chart to
discuss future
priorities
High
Impact on
standards
Low
Difficult
Easy
Do-ability
(cost, time, resources etc)
Plenary
Defining effective subject
leadership
SESC 2005
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