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Ofsted’s New Framework is Beginning to be Exposed

Whilst the new inspection framework won’t be out until the other side of the New Year it’s possible to start hazarding a guess at what it is likely to contain.  Recent letters by Amanda Spielman HMCI, speeches and the release of various pieces of research all point the way. Continue reading

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Why We Can No Longer Afford the High Cost Low Trust Surveillance Culture

It would be good to think that the toxic culture that currently pervades too many of our schools is coming to an end.  I sense we have a way to go; there are still a lot of different practices that need to be replaced; it’ll take time, courage and wisdom.  The costs in terms of people lost from the profession and the waste of money on things that don’t work or matter can no longer be afforded. Continue reading

Ofsted’s New Framework and Why It Won’t Work

Amanda Spielman HMCI delivered a speech to the SCHOOLS NorthEast summit which expanded on the forthcoming new Inspection Framework.  Whilst there is actually much to be commended about what is being proposed; they are mainly school matters and will be damaged by high stakes, cliff edged inspections.  It is on this fundamental basis that they will fail to achieve what is being claimed.   Continue reading

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