Initial Teacher Training providers can:
Observe lessons remotely
Intensive placements in schools leave little flexibility to respond to student teachers’ needs. With IRIS Connect, your trainee can pre-record their practice using video and share it with their mentor at the click of a button, enabling evidence-based lesson observations independent of time and location.
Provide contextualised feedback
Watch recorded videos together with your trainee and provide contextualised feedback in person. Alternatively, you can easily overcome the challenges of time and distance using time-stamped comments to annotate the video or discuss feedback via Rooms, our integrated video conferencing tool. All in one place.
Deliver effective mentor training
Create and deliver a mentoring curriculum online by sharing teaching strategies and bitesize theory snapshots using our integrated Groups feature. Effectively quality assure lead mentors and formatively assess mentors, any time, anywhere.
Find out how IRIS Connect can help you overcome the challenges within Initial Teacher Training:
Webinar recording: How video technology can support Initial Teacher Training
Find out how ITT institutions can meet the requirements of the new Core Content Framework and use IRIS Connect’s video technology to overcome the challenges that it presents. In this webinar Andy Newell, Managing Director of IRIS Connect and Haili Hughes, Head of Education give some insights into the platform’s features (incl. our all new Practice Exchange) and share a sustainable solution to the challenges faced in Initial Teacher Education.
Jump directly to specific parts of the video:
Where it all began – background of IRIS ConnectVideo-enabled classroom observationITT Market Review: ChallengesITT Market Review: How IRIS Connect can helpPlatform OverviewSneak Preview: The Practice Exchange
Cutting-edge video learning tools that support trainee teachers – Teach First, UK
Using video to support trainees to achieve Qualified Teacher Status – Hampshire SCITT, UK
Supporting a third of the country’s trainee teachers with video PD – VIA University, Denmark
Supporting student teachers’ practical expertise – JAMK University of Applied Sciences, Finland
Enhancing teacher training by increasing the percentage of real practice filmed – University of Twente, The Netherlands
Remote coaching trainee teachers live with video – University of Tartu, Estonia
“The most significant gain is not only saving 20-40 traveling days per teacher educator but more importantly, it is the feedback received from the student teachers. Those who have used IRIS Connect have reported that the recordings and reflections are significant tools for supporting their professional development.”
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