Can Pupil Conferencing Replace After-The-Event Written Feedback? | literacyforpleasure

Why Pupil Conference?

How can teachers provide meaningful and accountable feedback to their pupils despite the pressures of ‘after-the-event’ written feedback? Research (Fisher, 2010, Jean, Tree, & Clark, 2013) indicates that swathes of ‘after-the-event’ written feedback is neither efficient nor effective.

There appears to be only one effective way and that is through teacher collaboration amongst students – but being a collaborator with students is not the easiest thing for teachers to do. Many teachers do not find this easy. It is safer to detach oneself and work behind a barrier…

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