Tag Archives: Ofsted

When does the DfE get inspected?


The impact of an Ofsted inspection is huge on the education provider concerned, irrespective of what level of education the provider offers. The same is true of the inspections carried out by a body known as ISI who carry out … Continue reading

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Critical path in stopping Domestic Abuse


On Tuesday a report into Domestic Abuse and Domestic Violence was jointly published by a number of national inspection agencies entitled “The multi-agency response to children living with domestic abuse”. The report raises a number of vital issues yet appears to have … Continue reading

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We need an OFSTED or CQC for Parliament


In the last few days the Care Quality Commission report on Brighton and Sussex Universities Hospital Trust has been published, showing improvement in a number of areas compared to last year. This is good news for many of the 8000 … Continue reading

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The wrong time to drop the report


The decision by the new head of Ofsted to absorb this years Social Care annual report into Ofsteds own annual report comes at a bad time in the light of the recent prosecutions in the Newcastle Upon Tyne, sex grooming … Continue reading

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Sitting in the wrong part of the room?


The latest comments made by Amanda Spielman imply that for once Ofsted, the agency she runs is focusing on the wrong group of people and organisations. However the conclusion she has reached will give a positive message to those who … Continue reading

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Mock Ofsteds are creating stress


According to an article in the TES (Times Education Supplement) by Adi Bloom, the combined voices of the Ofsted chief inspector, Amanda Spielman and the General Secretary of the Association of Teachers and Lecturers, Mary Bousted both believe that Schools … Continue reading

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Ofsted exemptions for the chosen few


Last week the Government disclosed that it intends to allow Councils to apply for an exemption from Ofsted inspections and inquiries by the Childrens Commissioner for England for its child protection provision for up to six years if it is … Continue reading

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