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Helen Matthews, Specialist Advisor, Initial Teacher Education

Our inspections of professional development for teachers – what to expect

Teacher reading to a class of primary school pupils

Helen Matthews, our Specialist Adviser, Initial Teacher Education, explains Ofsted’s role in quality assuring national professional qualifications and the early career 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.