You can’t blame celebrity edubloggers for teachers’ unreasonable workloads – Albert Einstein In his indefatigable efforts to get schools and teachers to recognise that much of what is done in the name of demonstrating progress for Ofsted’s benefit is a pointless waste of time, apparently, Ofsted’s National Director, Mike Cladingbowl has been blaming me for inventing … … Continue reading →
OFSTED CHIEF and teacher stress The Telegraph 10 May 2012 Someone shoot him. Please?
6 Ways To Successfully Measure Looked After Children's Progress Looked After Children One of the questions we are often asked by providers is, how can we measure progress in a way that satisfies Ofsted at Inspection? What follows is 6 things to consider when measuring progress. Looked After Children's Progress in education can be measured and evidenced in various ways,
Is Ofsted’s grading ‘scandalous’? - news - TES | Ofsted is judging schools on the academic ability of students, rather than on the quality of the education offered, analysis of the inspectorate’s reports suggests. There is a striking correlation between schools’ Ofsted grades and the prior attainment of their pupils, according to research into more than 2,600 judgements of secondary schools
Insurance for nannies // What is it? An essential requirement for any nanny on the Ofsted voluntary register, however every nanny should consider the risks involved when caring for children professionally with no cover in place. #happynestuk #nannyagency
Shut down, Christian school under attack because pupil did not know what a Muslim was: Inspectors brand it educational failure (England is dying; the enemy is winning.) Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2918711/Christian-faith-school-graded-best-performing-placed-special-measures-Ofsted-inspectors-does-not-promote-British-values.html#ixzz3PRXwhNVn
Outstanding teaching using the new Ofsted framework. Firstly, this is not a model, just an experience…In my role as lead for Teaching and Learning, we have started a series of six-paired ’rounds’ of learning walks and paired feedback observations. ENTIRELY VOLUNTARY and developmental for everyone involved. What I intend to do here, is briefly describe my own experience and support this with more detailed plans that are due to be published on The Guardian Teacher Network this week…