Who are the “right people”? It’s the Ofsted answer which matters.

Governing Matters

On 4th April 2014 Ofsted published the revised subsidiary guidance. There weren’t many changes and certainly no drastic ones. However, one change did make governors sit up and take notice. Paragraph 100 under Governance now reads as follows.

  • Inspectors will increasingly encounter different models of governance, such as those associated with federated arrangements, free schools and academy chains. Inspectors should ensure that they clearly understand the governance arrangements for a school and that they identify and engage with the right people.

There ensued a lot of discussion on Twitter about who these “right people” were. Were they the trustees of the academy? Were these the members of the local governing body (which is not a “governing” body but more like an advisory board with delegated powers)? I tweeted and asked Ofsted to clarify. I received an email today (11th April 2014) and I am copying the…

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