Educational standards are undermined by a network that is still powerful within Ofsted and teacher training colleges.
Posts Tagged: Ofsted
Anna Round: If Osborne’s Northern Powerhouse is to work, it needs devolved education and skills – not just infrastructure
Nicky Morgan’s department is the untouched by devolution – yet it can make the biggest difference in creating the Northern Powerhouse,
Does Sir Michael really believe he can inspect, say, an A level physics lesson on the back of his history degree?
The result has been a sharp reduction in quality.
Ofsted’s latest report is dynamite – at last we are getting to the truth.
Pupils spend five days a week in the classroom. More than any extra-curricular activity programme, that’s where character must be built.
Vouchers, selection, top-up fees, school autonomy and a renewed focus on the arts: let’s bring the advantages of private education to all.
A better approach is to help find sites for new free schools.
Headteachers know their own schools, but are less equipped than experienced inspectors to find what is really happening in other schools.
He was a great champion in the battle between education and progressivism.
The support on offer must be value for money for the taxpayer – not to mention valuable for the parents and children who will actually use it.
Nicky Morgan MP: More academies. Greater freedom. Higher standards. More opportunity. What our Education Bill will deliver.
Its Second Reading takes place in the Commons today.
We need to get rid of the idea that any inspector can inspect anything.
Cameron’s former chief strategist has lost patience with crony capitalism. The new Deputy Chairman of the Party is well-placed to help make real his radical vision.
I believe we can be confident that any repeat of the events we saw in Birmingham would be addressed far more quickly today than under the previous regime.