To have an individual present a problem of practice to colleagues, so they can bring forward solutions.
The consultancy protocol provides a structured format, comprising of a set schedule (50± minutes) and specific guidelines for communication among participants. It enables a group, known as the consultancy group, to analyze a complex or difficult question arising from the professional practice of one of its members, and to bring forward solutions.
To be used during a Lead Data Team seminar. This activity can be adapted and used by a Professional Learning Community (PLC) or Data Team. Can it be used by schools that do not yet have data teams or PLCs but have a problem that they want to address collaboratively.
Knowledge transfer - Transfers the knowledge acquired from one participant to others, so it can that shared and used in consultation.
There must be high level of trust and understanding between group members
Success of the activity is dependent on the participation of all or most of its members.