Core Reading List
1. O’Leary, M. (ed) (2016) Reclaiming lesson observation: supporting excellence in teacher learning. Routledge; Abingdon.
2. Garvey, B., Stokes, P. and Megginson, D. (2018). Coaching and Mentoring: theory and practice. Sage; London
Supplementary Reading List
1. Blackmore, J. (2005); ‘A Critical Evaluation of Peer Review via Teaching Observations with Higher Education’ in International Journal of Educational Management, vol.19(3), pp.218-232.
2. Buskist, W., Ismail, E. and Groccia, J. (2014) ‘A Practical Model for Conducting Helpful Peer Review of Teaching’; in Sachs, J. and Parsell, M. (eds.) Peer Review of Learning and Teaching in Higher Education – International Perspectives. Dordrecht: Springer Science + Business Media.
3. Cerbin, W. and Kopp, B. (2006) ‘Lesson Study as a Model for Building Pedagogical Knowledge and Improving Teaching’. International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 18(3), 250-257.
4. Cladingbowl, M. (2014); ‘Why I Want to Try Inspecting without Grading Teaching in Each Individual Lesson’, June 2014, No. 140101, Ofsted.
5. Copland, F. and Mann, S. (2010); ‘Dialogic Talk in the Post-Observation Conference: An investment for reflection’ in Ciroki, A., Park, G. and Widodo, H. (eds.) Observation of Teaching: Bridging theory and practice through research on teaching. Munchen, LINCOM Europa, Germany, pp.175-194.
6. Dominguez, N. and Hager, M. (2013). Mentoring frameworks: Synthesis and critique. International Journal of Mentoring and Coaching in Education, Vol. 2, No. 3, pp. 171 – 188.
7. Jewitt, C. (2012) ‘An Introduction to Using Video for Research’ (National Centre for Research Methods Working Paper 03/12). Available at:
http://eprints.ncrm.ac.uk/2259/4/NCRM_workingpaper_0312.pdf. Last accessed 19th March 2018.
8. Hatzipanagos, S. and Lygo-Baker, S. (2006); ‘Teaching observations: promoting development through critical reflection’, Journal of Further and Higher Education, vol.30:4, pp. 421-43.
9. Lofthouse, R. and Birmingham, P. (2010); ‘The Camera in the Classroom: Video-recording as a tool for professional development of student teachers’. TEAN Journal, vol. 1(2), December 2010 [Online]. Available at: http://bit.ly.tyfj5M.
10. Marriott, G. (2001); Observing Teachers at Work. Heinemann Educational Publishers, Oxford.
11. Montgomery, D. (1999); Positive Teacher Appraisal through Classroom Observation; David Fulton Publishers Ltd, London
12. O’Leary, M. (2012) ‘Exploring the Role of Lesson Observation in the English Education System: A review of methods, models and meanings’ in Professional Development in Education, vol. 38(5), pp. 791-810.
13. O’Leary, M. (2014) Classroom Observation: A guide to the effective observation of teaching and learning. Routledge, London.
14. Peel, D. (2005) ‘Peer Observation as a Transformatory Tool?’ Teaching in Higher Education, vol. 10(4), pp. 489-504.
15. Shortland, S. (2004) ‘Peer Observation: A tool for staff development or compliance?’ Journal of Further and Higher Education, vol. 28(2), pp. 219-228.
16. Takashi, A. and Yoshida, M. (2004) ‘Ideas for establishing Lesson-Study communities’ in Teaching Children Mathematics (May), pp. 436-443.
17. Taylor, L., Dee, S., Richardson, J., Richardson, B., Bayliss, P. and Kill, T. (2009) Engagement. Promoting the development of teaching and learning through a participatory observation process. The Westminster Partnership CETT.
18. Washer, P. (2006) ‘Designing a System for Observation of Teaching’. Quality Assurance in Education, vol. 14(3), pp. 243-250.
19. Wood, P. and Cajkler, W. (2016) ‘A participatory Approach to Lesson-Study communities’. International Journal for Lesson and Learning Studies ,vol. 5(1), pp. 4-18.
20. Wragg, E. C. (1999) An Introduction to Classroom Observation, 2nd edition. London: Routledge.