Sean Harford, Ofsted's National Director of Education, on our new inspection framework and the summer break.
Over the last few months, we’ve tested new questions with parents, schools and inspectors. We based the new set of questions on what parents want to know and can answer, what inspectors want to know and what schools find useful. Getting this balance right is important.
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, 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.
The Stage, theatre newspaper and website, recently published a poll asking readers whether or not they agreed with Amanda Spielman’s statement which they reported as 'arts courses promote unrealistic career prospects to potential students'.
Mike Sheridan, Regional Director, London, on knife crime in the capital and Ofsted's research about this.
Sean Harford, National Director, Education on first ever prosecution for running an unregistered school.
New inspection reports site makes it easier to find the report of your choice.