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.
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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: |
|Observer’s Name: |
|Class/Grade:||Learners Present:||Time: |
|Subject/Learning Area: |
|Observation Areas||Performance indicators||What was Observed||Marks|
|1. Introduction and Lesson |
(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.
|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).
|3. Teaching Methods/ Techniques |
(Each 4 Marks =20)
|i. Use of appropriate teaching methods (Question and |
ii. Use of appropriate
iii. Use of varied teaching methods
iv. Demonstrate innovation and creativity in teaching
v. Ability to simulate learners
(Each 4 Marks = 24)
|i. Answering and asking |
iii. discussion and presentation iv. experimentation
v. Field work/presentation vi. Discovery/presentation
|5. Classroom |
(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
|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:|
|Teacher’s Signature: |
|Observer’s Signature: |