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Ofsted Specialist Adviser for school inspection policy discusses how inspectors evaluate off-rolling

Off-rolling has received a lot of interest from the press and among school leaders and teachers recently, but do you know how Ofsted define it? Ofsted commissioned research which was published recently suggesting that different people have ...

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Posted: 23rd May 2019

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Government orders non-compliant trusts to reduce excessive salaries

Lord Agnew has written to chairs of 94 academy trusts to ask for more details on executives earning six-figure salaries. A total of 94 academy trusts have been ordered to justify the six-figure salaries of head teachers or chief executives, as the ...

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Posted: 22nd May 2019

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Why teachers should become school governors

The National Governance Association (NGA) and Inspiring Governance have launched a campaign to encourage teachers and school leaders to become governors at another school. The NGA believes that teachers and school leaders should join governing ...

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Posted: 21st May 2019

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Ofsted’s Education Inspection Framework from September 2019 has now been published

Last week Ofsted published the final version of their new inspection framework following their consultation which received over 15,000 submissions. The main changes are: Inspections of ‘Good’ schools will now be over two days in schools ...

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Posted: 20th May 2019

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