Ofsted has announced changes to how school inspections are carried out to reduce pressures on teachers and school leaders. Ofsted provides independent, up to date evaluations on the quality of education, behaviour, personal development, safeguarding, and leadership, which schools and …
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.
Yesterday, Ofsted published an update on school inspections from 1 September 2019 to 31 August 2020. The findings show that 86% (18,773) of all schools have been rated good or outstanding, a figure that has remained the same since …
This week the Department confirmed our intention that outstanding schools and colleges should no longer be exempt from routine Ofsted inspection.
Today’s Education in the Media blog focuses on the new Ofsted framework.
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at Amanda Spielman’s letter to the Public Accounts Committee, this week’s budget announcement, new research by the IFS, and the judicial review against Hackney Council.
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.
Today’s Education in the media blog responds to stories in the press regarding our reforms to A level and GCSEs and Ofsted’s inspection framework. We also cover how we are promoting mental health in universities, and helping to tackle the …