Articles from Ofsted

What’s changing at Ofsted in autumn 2019?

Early reading and the education inspection framework #EIF

How Ofsted look at early reading and phonics teaching as part of new inspections As I write, many schools will already have had an inspection under the new education inspection framework (EIF). A large proportion of those are primary schools.

How the education inspection framework #EIF was developed by reviewing existing research on educational effectiveness

Daniel Muijs, Ofsted’s Deputy Director, Research and Evaluation, summarises the reasons for carrying out research at Ofsted:

New Ofsted board members

The Department for Education has announced 5 new appointments and 2 re-appointments to the Ofsted board.

Home education: a choice or last resort?

Home education is often being chosen by parents of children with complex needs as a last resort Children leaving secondary school to be home-educated often have complex needs and some make the move as a last resort rather than a preferred choice, new research by Ofsted has revealed.

Paul Joyce speaks about 20% Off the Job Training #OTJT

There remain some issues with apprenticeship reforms, but Paul believes things are getting better, and beginning to bed down. 

Carefully planned curriculum intent can help deal with social disadvantage

Podcast with Ofsted's Paul Joyce

What does the new education inspection framework mean for further education and skills providers?

What our new education inspection framework (EIF) means for further education and skills providers. As most of you will be aware, we introduced our new EIF on 1 September. Thanks to all of you who took time to respond to our consultation, which was well received and helped us to confirm our proposals or modify them as necessary.

How can #EdTech help ‘stuck’ schools in ‘left behind’ areas improve?

Fight or flight? Raising expectations of children and parents, high standards for teachers and tackling bad behaviour 415 schools in England are ‘stuck’ in a cycle of low performance and need better and more tailored support to improve, a new Ofsted report has found.


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