Tag: Ofsted

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Quality checking of Ofsted reports is not robust – they are far too variable in both form and content, says former Ofsted HMI Phil Hatton. Last week’s FE...
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No college inspection report to have been published by the education watchdog since the beginning of the year has resulted in a higher grade. It’s part of a...
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Sometimes it’s worth challenging an Ofsted report, says John Evans. One of the many dilemmas that principals must struggle with is when to appeal against an Ofsted decision....
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Colleges need to insist they are given the right data to make meaningful quality judgements about their own performance, says Graham Taylor. Last April I wrote about the...
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Ofsted should be congratulated for admitting that it got it wrong with the wording of important extracts of its report on Yeovil College. No individual or organisation is...
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Epping Forest College has been rated ‘inadequate’ across-the-board, in an Ofsted report out today that warned of safeguarding failings that emerged through a “large-scale incident” during the inspection....
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The Chartered Institution for Further Education has appointed Dan Wright as its new chief executive officer, with plans for him to step into the role from early January....
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Talks have begun between Ofsted and the government over extending the inspectorate’s remit to cover degree apprenticeships. Paul Joyce, Ofsted’s deputy director for FE and skills, revealed this...
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Ofsted boss Sir Michael Wilshaw has said the GCSE English and maths resit policy is not working as the government hoped. He raised the issue in his fifth...
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A University Technical College based in Cambridge has been hit with an ‘inadequate’ grade by the education watchdog Ofsted. UTC Cambridge opened in September 2014, specialising in biomedical...
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Pearson has recovered two grades from its previous ‘inadequate’ Ofsted rating for its apprenticeship provision. The global education business was in January ranked ‘inadequate’ across the board by the...