What’s an inspection judgement based upon?

Sean Harford, HMI & Ofsted’s National director for Education explains: It’s really helpful for us to hear your views – at events, like the DfE’s Workload meeting I attended last week, via Twitter or when out and about in schools. Recently I’ve heard the same question about school performance and our inspections from a number of different people, as well […]

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Suggestions from Ofsted on improving governance

Improving governance

Ofsted produced an excellent report at the end of last year. Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector (HMCI) commissioned Improving Governance to investigate the challenges facing governing bodies in schools. Key Findings include: Many governors lack the expertise needed in an increasingly complex education system to hold school leaders to account.  Governors need better access to highly skilled people who have the educational […]

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