Give trainee teachers much more experience of working with individual children, so that they learn to focus on the person in front of them, and not on what someone else tells them to do.
Posts Tagged: Ofsted
Pointless paperwork, excessively detailed planning, and over-marking need to be addressed by Justine Greening.
The Ofsted report is a vindication for the approach of Katharine Birbalsingh.
There are too many examination papers – cutting the number would save money and stress.
John Bald: The Supreme Court judgement shows that our school attendance system ‘requires improvement’
Inspectors need more discretion to allow for special circumstances, and parents an avenue to appeal decisions by head teachers.
A new report looks at the extent of the challenge – and those schools that have managed to meet it.
And their doing so can help end the relative underperformance of northern schools.
We are increasingly seeing evidence of re-nationalisation coming back.
OECD analysis indicates that the cost of childcare as a percentage of income for a two-earner family is now the highest in the developed world.
Too many people have seen little wage growth in over two decades, and remain in insecure jobs with no prospect of in-work progression.
A narrow, national criteria for success punishes the very diversity and autonomy the Government aims to foster in our education system.
Some Gervase Phinn’s jokes were a little risqué, but not too much, a little like the PM at question time.
Labour’s botched 2006 Act should be repealed.
We need to plant the seed of curiosity as soon as humanly possible.
He was quick to detect rubbish and obfuscation – both of which he rightly identified as the stock in trade of his civil servants.