Matt Rooney, Ofsted Inspector, explains what happens in a 5-day joint Ofsted and Care Quality Commission LA SEND inspection.
Apprenticeship changes are on the horizon, which will have an impact on recording progress as Chris Jones, HMI, Specialist Adviser for apprenticeships explains.
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.
Since joining Ofsted as the Deputy Director for Data and Insight team and its Chief Statistician in January, I have been looking at how data is currently used to support our business and how it can be developed. It is …
Ofsted survey addresses knife crime in the capital.
Four-day further education and skills inspections take planning and coordination, explains Anita Pyrkotsch-Jones, Her Majesty’s Inspector.
Inspection is above all about human judgement. Therefore, the quality of Ofsted’s work and our value as a force for improvement depend absolutely on the knowledge and expertise of our inspectors.