Program Milestone Final, 2011-2012
Facilitates and supports implementation of new pedagogy in school and creates a culture of focus on student outcomes, collective learning and reflective practice in school.
HM engages with teacher and teacher coach to understand the pedagogy, prepares the team and school to implement the new pedagogy (infrastructural, materials, mindset), and familiarize with teacher observation sheet
HM observes classroom of 50% of teachers in school and notes feedback on teacher observation sheet and shares feedback with the respective teachers, in order to build a culture of reflective practice in school. HM is still not an expert on pedagogy, and needs Teacher Sahyogi support for teacher- feedback related to pedagogy.
HM observes classroom of all teachers in school, shares independent feedback, takes a class once a week and shares personal learnings. HM is learning the pedagogy through practice
Develops strong relationships and actively engage parents and community in the school's activities
HM interacts with parents (who are coming to her school) in a warm and courteous way. She listens to their issues and invites suggestions. She also identifies school events where she can engage with parents, e.g. Annual day, Sports etc.
HM motivates teachers to conduct at least 1 parent meeting in 6 months for their own class and is able to attract at least 25% over current parent attendance. HM uses the parent-teacher meeting as an opportunity to proactively engage with parents to share initiatives and happenings of the school. At least a small group of enthusiastic parents are actively involved in organizing one school event (e.g., Annual Day).
Most teachers are now conducting 1 parent-teacher meeting every month and is able to attract at least 50% over current parent attendance. They are sharing individual progress with parents. HM is conducting an all parents forum to share school initiatives, happenings, issues, progress and inviting suggestions from parents. A new group of enthusiastic parents get actively involved in organizing a school event
Builds a team of motivated and engaged staff by conducting regular staffroom meetings which ensures best practice sharing, collaborative lesson planning and openness to innovative practices
"HM does bi-weekly staff meeting for 1/2 hr using team & trust building exercises. Identifies 1-2 supportive teachers. Agenda of the meeting includes preliminary discussion of student learning outcomes (learning ladder)
Staff meeting in now happening once a week for 1 hour. HM & teachers are defining agenda for each meeting, e.g., sharing individual strengths, effective classroom practices, etc. Agenda includes explicit discussion on student learning outcomes and problem solve on identified issues
4-Time for staff meetings is 1 hr per week, agenda includes collaborative sharing, joint lesson planning among all teacher, sharing best practices and discussions on student learning outcomes
Develops and implements a robust fact-based School Development Plan (SDP) for continuous development (Elements of the plan to include:
a. Staff engagement
b. Resource management
c. Parent engagement
e. Student outcomes)
HM is familiar with the SDP. With support of sahyogi, plans on the top 2 issues of her school
HM implements the SDP planned in April; reviews outcomes; plans on all elements of SDP with Sahyogi support for subsequent cycle
HM reviews the outcome of the implemented SDP, consolidates the learnings
Reflects, identifies and demonstrates self change on areas identified in the Individual Development Plan (IDP)
HM has a constructive conversation around understanding and assessment on HM competencies with Sahyogis as basis for IDP conversation in the next cycle
HM implements the IDP created in July and reviews the outcomes/ learnings along with Sahyogi support; identifies further areas of coaching and creates own IDP
HM reviews own movement on IDP, independently and consolidates learnings; engages with Sahyogi for specific coaching inputs
Creates a school environment with basic infrastructure and lively classrooms conducive for student learning
HM is facilitating change in infrastructure of classroom and made learning material accessible to children as required for the new pedagogy
The school's basic infrastructure is well maintained and HM takes initiative to replenish/repair/modify as needed. It is able to cater to basic requirements of all students in the school
The school's basic infrastructure is well maintained and replenished/repaired/modified as needed. It is able to cater to basic requirements of all students. HM has taken several initiatives to make the school environment attractive and appealing. HM uses all available resources (library, display boards, teaching aids) effectively to create a lively environment for learning