The golden threads of leadership and safeguarding will be woven into the inspection process from September 2015 onwards. A common inspection framework and the new short inspection process are pretty much as expected from the consultation document.
Have I Got News for Schools
The news for schools is apart from the short inspection for good schools, which is a great step forward, not that much has changed. Schools will be inspected on the effectiveness of leadership and management, the quality of teaching, learning and assessment, children’s personal development, behaviour and welfare and outcomes for children and learners. I like assessment being linked to teaching and learning, rather than leadership and management, and in our post level world this should be focused on the teacher/learner interface not feeding the data machine. The idea of having a separate grade for the curriculum has…
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