Gill Jones, our Deputy Director for Early Education, sets out how we look at early reading and phonics teaching as part of our new inspections.
Gill Jones, Deputy Director, Early Childhood
Gill Jones is Ofsted's Early Education Deputy Director. She was appointed a Senior HMI in January 2013, having joined Ofsted in 2007. She is a qualified teacher and has extensive leadership and management experience as a headteacher and local authority inspector. She was a Consultant Leader for the National College and led training for headteachers and school improvement partners.
Gill Jones, Ofsted's Deputy Director, Early Years, on the new guide that aims to bust some of the myths around early years' inspections.
With children under the age of five being cared for and taught in a range of different settings, often with slightly differing regulatory requirements, it’s not surprising that we frequently get questions about expectations around safeguarding.
Gill Jones, Ofsted's Deputy Director for Early Education, writes about future changes to our arrangements for the inspection and regulation of early years.
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