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Ofsted meeting matters; a collection of blogs

Over the last few months Ofsted has been actively engaging with teachers and governors. Mike Cladingbowl and Sean Harford have held meetings where the discussion has been open and frank. 237 more words

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly by @TeacherToolkit

I’d just like to take a moment to share a few reviews – some of the best and worst – and share them with readers to my blog. 1,189 more words


Changes at Ofsted

A major change has been made at Ofsted as they will no longer grade teachers’ individual lessons during inspections from this week. General feedback following lesson observations will be given as opposed to handing out grades on individual lessons. 176 more words


It’s not where we have been but where we are going: #Ofsted P.S. – Who keeps moving my cheese?

‘The biggest problem facing schools is fragmentation and overload’ Michael Fullan

There are a few things we know about change: Change is inevitable. Change can be good, but change is difficult – really really difficult. 1,338 more words


#threatlevel Politics. What next?

At Teach First Towers on a cold January night, I found myself hearing the logic behind the new Progress 8 measure from the man who designed it for the DfE. 498 more words

Education Policy

All Aboard for the Ofsted Dambusters

Sometimes there is a moment in time, a chance to create substantial change.  You either grab it or wave it goodbye and the opportunity passes you by.  1,714 more words


What are @OfstedNews Now Saying? by @TeacherToolkit

Ofsted published an updated version of the School Inspection Handbook on 31st July 2014.  This replaces the April 2014 version and also the Subsidiary Guidance (April 2014).  1,907 more words