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Helen Matthews, Senior HMI for Teacher Development

What next for further education and skills initial teacher education inspections?

Early career teacher delivering a lesson.

Helen Matthews, our Senior Her Majesty’s Inspector (HMI) for Teacher Development, clarifies how and when Ofsted will inspect further education and skills (FES) teacher training programmes through the initial teacher education (ITE) framework. As part of our ITE inspection framework, …

As education recovers, let’s make sure our new teachers hit the ground running

Two students in a classroom, one boy and one girl, with their teacher looking upwards in anticipation

Amy Finch, Head of Strategic Evaluation, and Helen Matthews, Specialist Advisor, Initial Teacher Education, discuss the findings of our ITE research and why it’s the right time for a new inspection approach.