Nick Whittaker, HMI, Specialist Adviser, SEND, on inspecting pupils who have SEN and/or disabilities, how they're progressing and the support they receive.
Sean Harford, Ofsted's National Director, Education, on the new tool that collects evidence electronically and the feedback gathered from the pilot inspections where it was tested.
Ofsted has a new website for inspection reports that's using up-to-date technology. It's simpler to use. The design and content is clearer and it's a better user-experience.
There's been a lot of talk recently in the media about algorithms. Facebook has come under scrutiny for their use of algorithms to target users with specific adverts or content. Uber and Deliveroo are using them to support their business …
The last of our spring conferences for school inspectors took place on Friday 20th April. In total, around 1,600 inspectors attended the four conferences, with two held in Nottingham and Manchester in March and two more in London in April. Along …
Sean Harford, HMI, National Director, Education, puts assessment into perspective.
Modern technology is playing its part, when it comes to data and risk assessment.
Updates to inspection handbooks reflect changes to the timing of inspections.
Sean Harford, National Director, Education, on complaints and data and the criteria behind inspection judgements.
Dan Lambert, HMI, recalls a recent section 8 inspection and writes about the day.