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.
Emma Ing, Ofsted's Regional Director, East Midlands, on her views about ‘gaming’.
Chris Jones, Ofsted’s new Deputy Director for Research and Evaluation, discusses our report on childhood obesity and how schools are tackling this.
Jason Bradbury, Ofsted's Deputy Director, Data & Insight, explains how Ofsted uses pupil-level data with regard to off-rolling.
Sean Harford and Jason Bradbury, Ofsted's Chief Statistician look at the range of evidence in inspection judgements for schools with high proportions of White British pupils and on free school meals.
With the anticipation of exam results in the air, thoughts will be turning to the future. That’s where careers guidance comes in. So how do we assess the effectiveness of the careers guidance on offer?
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 model. Public bodies such as HMRC and the Home Office are using algorithmic analysis to look at data and make decisions. I wrote recently about how we’re using them to risk assess schools to help us decide when in the inspection cycle to inspect them.
Ofsted survey addresses knife crime in the capital.
Sean Harford, HMI, National Director, Education, puts assessment into perspective.
Modern technology is playing its part, when it comes to data and risk assessment.