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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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Ofsted End of Year Report: A Good, Bad or Wrong Job Being Done?

Tuning in briefly this morning to Amanda Spielman’s presentation of her first report as Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector; the answer to the above question is “yes”.  I briefly started to tweet a thing or two but more pressing issues around admission lists, the Research School and Directors’ meetings started to occupy my day. Continue reading

Expect Massive Changes to Inspection

When presenting I tend to be either meticulously well organised or go for a shoot from the hip, speak from the heart, wing it on the day kind of approach.  Speaking at the Headteachers’ Roundtable Summit, on the 2nd February 2017, alongside Dr Becky Allen and Sean Harford I thought I’d better go for the former. Continue reading

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