From September 2019, Ofsted is changing the way we inspect early years education and childcare, schools and further education colleges. Our National Director for Education, Sean Harford, discusses what parents, carers and learners can expect from our new inspections and reports.
Head teacher Sean Flood blogs about his experience of carrying out an education inspection framework (EIF) pilot inspection.
Dan Owen HMI, Specialist Adviser for school inspection policy, discusses how inspectors evaluate off-rolling on school inspections.
Outstanding rated schools are not inspected routinely. Her Majesty's Inspector (HMI) Dan Lambert explains why, and what happens when we do inspect them.
This blog talks about some of the early findings from our pilot inspections under the draft education inspection framework that we are currently consulting on. This framework is scheduled to take effect from September 2019.
Sean Harford, Ofsted's National Director for Education, discusses the work of our subject curriculum groups.
Sean Harford, National Director, Education on the wealth of information available from Ofsted on its proposed education inspection framework.
Sean Harford, National Director, Education, on how Ofsted will evaluate and review multi-academy trusts.
Sean Harford, National Director, Education on first ever prosecution for running an unregistered school.
It’s not particularly highbrow, but when talking about Ofsted’s impact on the education sector, I tend to rely on a Spider-Man quote from Peter Parker’s uncle: "With great power, comes great responsibility."