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The 4Ps of high-quality teaching: Pace

The 4Ps offer a shared language for consistent high quality teaching. In this five-part series, Matt Bromley breaks down each one and offers practical strategies for teachers. In part four, he breaks down the third P – pace
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My 4Ps framework has been formulated to help one of the schools I support in its mission to improve the quality of teaching.

The idea of the framework is that we want a simple way of capturing all the key actions on the school improvement plan, a means of teachers self-evaluating their current practice to identify their professional development needs, and a shared language with which to articulate their vision and values.

As I explained last week, the Ps in question are purpose, pitch, pace, and progress.


Introducing pace

As I explained in the first part of this series, there are five teacher self-evaluation criteria associated with pace:

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