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NVQ Assessor Job: It's Not As Easy As You Think

One thing that always annoys me the most is that people have some sort of skewed assumptions about what an NVQ Assessor does. EVERYONE; and I do mean everyone, seems to think it is an easy job. 880 more words


OFSTED came... 

OFSTED came, OFSTED went and OFSTED will come again.

I can’t believe there is any teacher in England and Wales who can not empathise with the trauma that is an OFSTED inspection. 791 more words


County Council accepts the need for rapid improvement after critical Ofsted report

Somerset County Council is restating its commitment to rapid improvement of Children’s Services after fully accepting a critical Ofsted report.

“We fully accept the key findings of this Ofsted inspection and the short-comings it highlights,” said Julian Wooster, Director of Children’s Services. 748 more words

Press Releases

8 out of 10 cats: Ofsted surveys school leaders' views on the impact of inspections

As schools break up for Easter, Ofsted offer this present. Taken from the evaluation surveys they conduct after each Section 5 inspection, they have concluded overwhelmingly that school leaders found the process useful. 97 more words

Education Policy

Ofsted Offerings - Reflections on an Inspection

These are some initial thoughts following our Section 5 Ofsted Inspection this week at St Gregory the Great Catholic School, Oxford. I obviously won’t make any references to judgements or the evidence that informed them until the report is published. 807 more words


A local alternative to OfSTED?

This post is effectively a re-post of the one on my education/mathematics site (http://mrchadburn.wordpress.com) however I thought I’d post it here also as I tend to get more political on here and I really do feel this could add to a possible Yorkshire Challenge I’ve mentioned in past blog posts.  839 more words