Professional Knowledge and Understanding

Applicants will provide evidence of an extensive knowledge and understanding of
classroom methodology and national assessment procedures and practices together
with examples of personal reflection on pedagogy and of sustained engagement with
the subject.


Evidence might typically show:

  • The development of an extensive range of learning and teaching strategies
  • Knowledge of how to meet the learning needs of all pupils
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of assessment procedures in the subject at all levels
  • Evidence of raising pupils’ attainment
  • Development and assessment of on-line teaching resources
  • Development and assessment of classroom-based research