Teaching In The United Arab Emirates

Reading Time: 3 minutes What can we learn from British teachers who move to teach in the United Arab Emirates?

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#1MinCPD: New Education Inspection Framework!

Reading Time: 1 minute Do you need a brief overview of some of the key points from the Education Inspection Framework (2019)?

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The Future of Ofsted Inspections

Reading Time: 5 minutes Does vague terminology from Ofsted cause considerable frustration for [parents,] teachers and school leaders?

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Are Parent View Questions Dangerous?

Reading Time: 3 minutes How do parents know what good teaching is?

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Your School Is Stuck!

Reading Time: 2 minutes Imagine working in a crap school?

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How Do Ofsted Select A School For Inspection?

Reading Time: 3 minutes What metrics are used to determine which school Ofsted will visit next?

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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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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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Can Machine Learning Predict A School Inspection?

Reading Time: 5 minutes How do OfSTED determine which schools to inspect? 

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Outcome Conversations Damage Schools

Reading Time: 4 minutes What can happen when the ‘wrong data’ is interpreted during an OfSTED inspection?

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The False Proxy Trap

Reading Time: 5 minutes How do we stop OfSTED falling into a ‘false proxy trap’?

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OfSTED Made Me Leave The Country!

Reading Time: 7 minutes How long do we have to wait before OfSTED, in its current form, becomes untenable?

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Attitudes to OfSTED

Reading Time: 3 minutes What are teachers’ attitudes towards the school inspectorate, OfSTED? 

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The Life of a Deputy Headteacher: Part 10

Reading Time: 7 minutes When does ‘the life of a deputy headteacher’ become untenable?

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It’s Not Statutory

Reading Time: 4 minutes Should schools have a teaching and learning policy?

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21 Rhetorical Questions

Reading Time: 2 minutes What rhetorical questions would you ask ‘about education’?

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The Curse of Knowledge

Reading Time: 3 minutes Can mastery and knowledge (of a subject / topic / process) go against an individual?

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