Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission carry out joint local area SEND inspections. Matthew Barnes, Specialist Adviser, SEND, explains and debunks some myths.
Matthew Barnes, HMI Specialist Adviser, SEND, on the local area SEND inspections and Ofsted's joint working with the Care Quality Commission.
Paul Joyce, Ofsted's Deputy Director, Further Education and Skills, on a new consultation on visits for 'requires improvement' further education and skills providers. He encourages those affected to make their views known.
Sarah Hubbard, HMI and National Lead for English, on the English curriculum and the findings of Ofsted's recent research into it.
Dan Owen, HMI, on conducting a short inspection of a school with a significant number of pupils who speak English as an additional language.
Ann Pritchard, Her Majesty's Inspector, shares her experience of a short inspection of a good school. She takes us through the day's events.
Sean Harford welcomes readers back from their summer break. He writes about recent events, such as the Festival of Education and about Ofsted's curriculum survey.
Sean Harford explains the purpose and rationale for two proposed changes to the way Ofsted carries out short inspections of good schools.
Gill Jones, Ofsted's Deputy Director, Early Years, on the new guide that aims to bust some of the myths around early years' inspections.
Dr Christopher Jones, Ofsted’s specialist adviser for apprenticeships, explains about the apprenticeship levy and inspection.