Some Gervase Phinn’s jokes were a little risqué, but not too much, a little like the PM at question time.
Posts Tagged: Ofsted
Labour’s botched 2006 Act should be repealed.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.
Those who suffer most from mixed ability teaching are, however, at the bottom of the heap rather than the top.
We will work with Teach First to turn the Island into a beacon of national excellence in teacher training and career development.
School standards mean it is unremarkable that the Germans are often so fluent in English.
Chris Whitehouse: Ofsted Chairman’s insult that people of the Isle of Wight are “inbred” makes his position untenable.
Attracting high calibre teachers to the Island has always been a challenge, these remarks will make it harder.
Amidst the stand off over the next chief executive school inspections have been cut to the bone.
His legacy will be an inspection regime that is not working.
Nick Gibb remained calm and reasonable at a teachers union conference.
Burdens have been lifted. But what are we supposed to do now?
The paperwork culture has grown up because people in positions of authority in education have found it to their advantage.
Ofsted often indulge in unfair generalisations – reform of the inspection system is needed.
This education watchdog needs to judge schools on their teaching not their paperwork.