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Ofsted framework, Ofsted, education reform

Understanding Ofsted's New 'Quality of Education' Judgement
By Ben Greenwood on November 11, 2019

Ofsted introduced the new key judgement, quality of education, earlier this year and with it, they detailed new inspection criteria they will use to assess a school’s success in this...

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The Guide To Ofsted Terminology
By Ben Greenwood on November 8, 2019

Are you treading water with deep dives? Do you know your SIP from your SEF? This September’s changes have brought with them brand new judgement criteria and yet more terminology to...

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Ofsted framework, Ofsted

The 5 Biggest Changes to Ofsted's Framework
By Bethany Spencer on November 4, 2019

In September 2019 Ofsted’s new inspection framework came into effect for schools across the UK. This new framework was introduced in a bid to address areas of concern that schools have...

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Ofsted, lesson plans, Teacher Workload, Data Management

3 Workload Increasing Myths About Ofsted
By Ben Greenwood on October 23, 2019

For teachers and SLT alike, Ofsted inspections are stressful. It’s hard to keep up with ever-changing guidelines and regulations whilst working one of the most demanding jobs in the...

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Ofsted, Blog, Teacher Wellbeing

Ofsted's Impact on Student and Teacher Wellbeing
By Bethany Spencer on February 15, 2019

The stress and pressure teachers are under has long been at the forefront of most peoples’ minds in education. For years now teachers have been subjected to excruciatingly long working...

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Ofsted framework, Bullying, Ofsted, Student Wellbeing

How Ofsted Framework Reflects the Role of Teachers
By Bethany Spencer on January 17, 2019

Teachers join the profession with the understanding that they’re going to do much more than simply teach. It’s now expected that teachers double as confidants, carers, safeguarders and...

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Pupil premium, SLT, Ofsted, Blog, guide, raising standards, disadvantaged pupil budget, budget cuts, budget, SLT Resources

How To Manage The Disadvantaged Student Budget
By Bethany Spencer on May 4, 2017

If you are reading this, ‬you are probably in charge of or involved with the Disadvantaged Student‭ (‬DS‭) ‬Budget at your school‭, ‬formerly the Pupil Premium budge up until the end of...

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Self-Assessment, teaching method, Lesson Observation, Ofsted, Blog

A Different Take on Lesson Observations
By Louise Raw on April 3, 2014

How useful and important do you find feedback? What do you do when taking it into consideration?

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