What is essential is to realise that children learn independently, not in bunches; that they learn out of interest and curiosity, not to please or appease the adults in power; and that they ought to be in control of their own learning, deciding for themselves what they want to learn and how they want to learn it. John Holt http://undogmaticunschoolers.wordpress.com/2013/05/19/quote-this-john-holt-on-individual-learning/
So, what is it that Ofsted are really looking for in their inspections and what can we do to prepare? We spoke to Ofsted to seperate the facts from the fiction - and the do's from the don'ts.
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I think anyone in a position to make decisions about education needs to have been teaching in a classroom within the last 5 years, and needs to return for a year every 5 years to remember what it's like.