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AP interview day part 1: The data task

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AP interview day part 1: The data task

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Whether you are applying for a teaching and learning AP post or a pastoral position a data task is likely to be part of your interview day. Having been on both sides of the interview fence in recent years and supporting several colleagues in their preparation for their interviews I thought it could be useful to share what I have learnt so far. All data interpretation needs to answer the ‘so what?’, it should describe an action that takes place as a result of the data in front of you, this action should be measurable against a specific outcome. When we are action planning at my academy we use the following simple word frame

“Because we know that… we are planning to … we will know this is successful when…”

For example:

“Because we know that Free School Meals students achieved…

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