Visits to English Schools by Amanda Spielman

Reading Time: 3 minutes Which schools has Amanda Spielman visited since her appointment as Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector?

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The School Happiness Standards Agency

Reading Time: 6 minutes Where do you score on Ofsted’s new inspection framework?

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Why Do Some Schools Require A Second Inspection?

Reading Time: 6 minutes Why has Ofsted visited some schools more than once?

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Can One-Day School Inspections Evaluate Curriculum?

Reading Time: 4 minutes Can school inspections steer focus away from data, towards a broad curriculum?

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How Should Ofsted Reform Itself?

Reading Time: 2 minutes How far Ofsted is prepared to hide from accountability behind the threat of costs to children?

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The New Meaning of Progress

Reading Time: 4 minutes What does progress really mean?

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Are OfSTED Inconsistent At Evaluation?

Reading Time: 5 minutes How can we trust OfSTED leadership if we cannot raise a complaint about how decisions are reached?

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Will OfSTED Dictate The Curriculum Agenda?

Reading Time: 4 minutes What will the school inspection revolution ask schools do next?

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Headteacher Views From School Inspections

Reading Time: 5 minutes What do head teachers think about the school inspection service?

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Teaching Ideas To Bin: Ofsted Gradings

Reading Time: 2 minutes Do you still grade lessons Ofsted-style?

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Teaching Ideas To Bin: Mocksteds

Reading Time: 3 minutes Has your school ever had a ‘mocksted’?

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Teaching Ideas To Bin: Ofsted Banners

Reading Time: 3 minutes Do you have an Ofsted banner outside your school?

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Freedom of Information: School Inspection

Reading Time: 5 minutes Do OfSTED inspectors re-draft handwritten notes to suit an overall inspection outcome?

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Are OfSTED Value For Money?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Are OfSTED effective and value for money?

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Six Models Of Lesson Observation

Reading Time: 4 minutes What do OfSTED want to gain from lesson observations?

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The Cycle Of Fear From School Inspections

Reading Time: 5 minutes How can OfSTED shift fear towards genuine school improvement?

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The 5 Mistakes I Have Made As A School Leader

Reading Time: 5 minutes What mistakes have you made as a school leader?

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