An inspector asks

HMI Schools Director Sean Harford is a keen tweep. That means he enjoys Twitter and engages the profession through his tweets. He has recently been part of the Ofsted team presenting the new framework as well as attending a variety of education conferences.

He recently tweeted this question:

Whilst the question isn’t directed at governors at all, it might be useful for us to consider what would encourage excellent candidates to apply for some of our more challenging schools.

In this article Bill Lord, a primary headteacher responds to Sean’s question. Do read the comments that follow as they add to the body of answers. Which would you agree with?


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