New data shows that 88% of schools are now rated good or outstanding, up from 68% in 2010. Ofsted ratings are an important factor in helping parents understand the standards of schools in their areas – and we’re making changes …
Today Ofsted published its annual report from 2019/2020. Below, we explore the report's key findings, and how the Department has supported the sector this year.
Today, a report from Ofsted highlighted some of the impacts of the pandemic on schools and pupils, and therefore the importance of schools staying open during the current period of restrictions and beyond.
We want to make teaching attractive to the most talented graduates by recognising the prestige that we as a society place on the profession.
Parents want to know that they are making the best, most informed choices about their children’s education. Making sure that all schools are regularly inspected means they will benefit from the expert insight Ofsted provides when making these decisions.
Today’s Education in the Media blog will cover the Education Secretary’s speech at the NSPCC conference calling on technology companies to take responsibility to ensure children are treated as children online, Minister Gibb’s op-ed on closing the gap in performance …
Today’s data shows why our new register of children not in school is so important. Illegal schools are unregulated and present a danger to both the quality of education and the welfare of those children who attend them – a register will vastly improve councils’ capacity to identify those children and intervene.
Yesterday, Thursday 28 March, Ofsted published quarterly data on the inspection outcomes of state-funded schools, as of 31 December 2018. The headline statistic is that the proportion of pupils in Good or Outstanding schools is now 85% - this is a significant increase from 2010, when the figure stood at 66%.
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at school accountability, the OECD report on the UK’s performance in education and reflects on the first year of the 30 hours initiative.
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at the Public Accounts Committee report on Ofsted’s inspection of schools, the Office for Students consultation to improve access and participation in higher education and Saracens new free school.