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What is the latest feedback from Heads who have undergone an Ofsted inspection under the New Framework and how does it link to the new Teaching Standards? – Knowledge Banks – Imaginative Minds

What is the latest feedback from Heads who have undergone an Ofsted inspection under the New Framework and how does it link to the new Teaching Standards? – Knowledge Banks – Imaginative Minds

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.

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.

18.06.13: Guardian: Teachers need a clearer idea of what is expected of them so Ofsted must do better, says Laura McInerney

Tell teachers what you want, Ofsted – what you really, really want

18.06.13: Guardian: Teachers need a clearer idea of what is expected of them so Ofsted must do better, says Laura McInerney

Reading Ofsted reports "What is the difference between GOOD and OUTSTANDING?"  Do we really need a 4 point system when rating schools or teachers.  Outstanding, or should I say, good, article.

Reading Ofsted reports

Reading Ofsted reports "What is the difference between GOOD and OUTSTANDING?" Do we really need a 4 point system when rating schools or teachers. Outstanding, or should I say, good, article.

What is the simplest way of keeping Ofsted satisfied?

What is the simplest way of keeping Ofsted satisfied?

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 →

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 →

UK: Governor of Islamic school criticises Ofsted for asking: ‘If a child is gay, what would you do?’

UK: Governor of Islamic school criticises Ofsted for asking: ‘If a child is gay, what would you do?’

Teachers don't know what stress is says OFSTED chief  The Guardian  10 May 2012

Teachers don't know what stress is, says Ofsted chief

Teachers don't know what stress is says OFSTED chief The Guardian 10 May 2012

OFSTED CHIEF and teacher stress  The Telegraph  10 May 2012   Someone shoot him. Please?

Ofsted chief: 'teachers don't know what stress is'

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,

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

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

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

'Show us that you care': a student's view on what makes a perfect teacher | Teacher Network | The Guardian

'Show us that you care': a student's view on what makes a perfect teacher

'Show us that you care': a student's view on what makes a perfect teacher | Teacher Network | The Guardian

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

Durham Free school has been told to close by Ofsted

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

Slow Writing: how slowing down can improve your writing | Literacy development ideas.

Slow Writing: how slowing down can improve your writing | Literacy development ideas.

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…

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…