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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The New Meaning of Progress

Reading Time: 4 minutes What does progress really mean?

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4 Steps To Ditching Differentiation

Reading Time: 4 minutes How can we change the differentiation narrative?

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Teaching Ideas To Bin: Mocksteds

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

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Is The Fear Narrative Out Of Proportion?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Is the inspection ‘fear narrative’ out of proportion claims OfSTED’s chief, Amanda Spielman?

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Raging Against The Machine

Reading Time: 6 minutes How can we sort our education system once and for all?

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Create Engaging Video Content

Reading Time: 2 minutes How can you make more engaging content for your classroom, for blogs and for social media in general?

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Attitudes to OfSTED

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

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High Attaining Students or Rapid Graspers?

Reading Time: 3 minutes What does ‘rapid graspers’ actually mean?

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The Ladybird Book of Edu-Twitter

Reading Time: 3 minutes What have been your education highlights over the past 12 months?

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10 Goals for OfSTED

Reading Time: 7 minutes What areas for improvement would you ask of OfSTED?

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No More Teaching and Learning

Reading Time: 4 minutes How long before a judgement on ‘Teaching, Learning and Assessment’ is removed from school inspections?

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What’s The Point?

Reading Time: 3 minutes What’s the point of Ofsted visiting a school in the first place?

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Would You Lead a Requires Improvement School? by @TeacherToolkit

Reading Time: 3 minutes This is a blog about what would motivate headteachers to take on the leadership of a Requires Improvement or Special

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9 Questions for OfSTED’s @HarfordSean by @TeacherToolkit

Reading Time: 7 minutes This is a blog about my 1-2-1 meeting at OfSTED headquarters with Sean Harford on 23 April 2015.

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Education Panorama (May ’15) by @TeacherToolkit

Reading Time: 4 minutes This is my 13th edition of Education Panorama. In total, my newsletters have shared more than 650 educational blogposts from

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@OfstedNews Say Sorry by @TeacherToolkit

Reading Time: 4 minutes This is another blog about the invalidity and unreliability of Ofsted.

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