In 2021, 43 QIS used an observational tool and 35 used more than one tool. The Environment Rating Scales (ERS) were the most commonly used observational tools, which could be used for rating or quality improvement. The Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS) was the second most commonly used tool. Nearly half of QIS (21) use the CLASS tool. Eight QIS used self-developed or home-grown tools and 7 used another tool not listed.
The chart below shows the common types of observational tools used and the number of observational tool each QIS uses. Toggle betweeen the two charts using the buttons or arrows above the chart. Hover over each bar for additional details.
The map below shows the states and territories that use each type of observational tool. Toggle betweeen the maps using the buttons or arrows above the chart. Hover over each state for additional details.