Teaching And Quality Of Teaching

872 WordsNov 18, 20144 Pages
However if we look at the teaching and quality of teaching to the students with these learning difficulties as (Ofsted, 1999) show with this illustrated table: Primary Secondary Excellent 1 (1.1%) 3 (5.9%) Very Good 19 (21.8) 5 (9.8%) Good 38 (43.7) 21 (41.2%) Satisfactory 24 (27.6%) 17 (33.3%) Unsatisfactory 5 (5.7%) 5 (9.8%) As this research shows done by Ofsted , the teaching and support In both primary and secondary lessons, the quality of teaching and support was not judged to be satisfactory, the teachers were either ‘inadequately aware’ of or failed to ‘take sufficient account of the learning difficulties of the pupils’. Also they unsuccessfully adjusted their teaching style, or the expected demands of the pupils to allow them to gain knowledge and understanding of the work that was actually being covered in the lessons. Ofsted reported this often was shown in teachers’ unrealistic expectations that all pupils would be able to read significant amounts of text and to demonstrate their learning in writing. Again with this sort of research I have to critique as the blame cannot be surely be put on the teachers all the time with their teaching, they at the end of the day also have a job of getting their lessons across in a way that they are accustomed to, it’s what they are paid to do. Also they cannot adjust if they do not know or have the knowledge that some of the children have learning difficulties, as again as mentioned earlier in the review, some
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