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TSC TPAD Observation Form Details-pdf Download

Teachers Service Commission TPAD Observation form is a very important tool as far as teaching profession is concerned.

It is the requirement of TSC for a teacher to be observed  at least once by another teacher during classroom teaching.

Read also: TSC TPAD forms for teachers and Pdf download

In this write up our focus will be on the components of the observation form.

Read also: How to create new TSC TPAD Account (https://tpad2.tsc.go.ke) for self appraisal

A teacher is supposed to be observed in five areas. Each are has a given marks to be awarded.

Introduction and Lesson Organisation has a total of 16 marks while Learner Involvement and Communication is the area where a teacher can score more marks. The total marks in the latter is 24.

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TEACHERS SERVICE COMMISSION 

LESSON OBSERVATION FORM(LOF)

Name of the Institution:
Teacher’s Name: 

TSC.NO.

Observer’s Name: 

TSC. NO.

Class/Grade:  Learners Present:  Time: 

Date :

Subject/Learning Area:  

Topic/Strand:

Lesson Sub-Strand:
Observation Areas  Performance indicators  What was Observed  Marks
1. Introduction and  Lesson  

Organisation 

(Each 4 Marks = 16)

i. Review of the previous  

lesson/content related to the  current lesson 

ii. State the objective of the  current lesson 

iii. Link the previous lesson to  the current lesson 

iv. Quality of introduction:  captivating/ capture learners  interest.

i. 

ii.  

iii.  

iv. 

2. Content Delivery (Each 4 Marks =20) i. Mastery of content in line  with the syllabus 

ii. Answering of students  questions accurately 

iii. Teaching with lesson notes  and lesson plan 

iv. summarized the lesson by  highlighting the key points v. Covering the lesson within  the stipulated time (Started  on time and ended on time).

i. 

ii.  

iii.  

iv.  

v.

3. Teaching Methods/ Techniques  

(Each 4 Marks =20)

i. Use of appropriate teaching  methods (Question and  

answer, Demonstration,  

experimentation,  

Discussion/Group work,  

Field work) 

ii. Use of appropriate  

teaching/learning aids 

iii. Use of varied teaching  methods 

iv. Demonstrate innovation and  creativity in teaching 

v. Ability to simulate learners

i. 

ii. 

iii. 

iv. 

v.

 

4.Learner  

Involvement and  

Communication  

(Each 4 Marks = 24)

i. Answering and asking  

question 

ii. Observation 

iii. discussion and presentation iv. experimentation 

v. Field work/presentation vi. Discovery/presentation

i. 

ii.  

iii.  

iv.  

v.

5. Classroom  

Management 

(Each 4 Marks =20)

i. Arrangement of desks to  enable a teacher to reach an  individual student 

ii. . Moving in class to observe  students work 

iii. Marking/checking students  in class 

iv. No chorus answers/knowing  learners by name 

v. Cleanliness of the  

classroom.

i. 

ii.  

iii.  

iv.  

v.

Total =100
To convert to Likert Scale: Marks scored in a performance area are divided by total marks in that  performance area then multiplied by five (5). This will give a Likert rating scale of between 1-5.  Once these marks are uploaded by the appraiser/observer on TPAD System, the conversion to likert scale  will be calculated automatically by the system and reflected on the target number 3 under standard  number 1: Professional Knowledge and Practice.
Observer’s Summary Report:
Observer’s Recommendation:
Teacher’s Signature: 

Date:

Observer’s Signature: 

Date: 

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