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Meet the teachers at a Newport school who are filmed and given live feedback during classes

It's generally just TV presenters who face a camera and are given instructions in their ear. But now it seems that teachers are doing the same thing.

A teacher receives live feedback in the classroom

It's all part of a scheme to monitor how they're doing and feed back to other teachers.

Tom Sheldrick reports.

I think it's very supportive, having someone talking to you through an earpiece as they lesson goes on - and also very natural in terms of an observation.

The other teacher and myself can see what the classroom is generally like - rather than it being disturbed by someone in there - and it's also really helping me to develop, and helping me to be a better teacher.

– Lauren Sharpe, Teacher

The technology is called Iris Connect and used by thirty-eight schools around Wales.

A camera tracks the teacher at work

Another bit of kit allows teachers to film themselves - to track their lessons on their own - or review with others later.