Meet The New Ofsted, Same As The Old Ofsted

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During CPD training in school, the team was handed a bulging A4 booklet. So bulging, in fact, that the staples looked to be experiencing the same kind of tectonic stresses as the waistband of my work trousers during one of my ‘heavy’ phases.

I am sure that all teachers have a been handed such a booklet at some point. It was a collection of Powerpoint slides — printed on that setting that produces a set of lines next to a shrunken facsimile of each slide. The lines are generously provided for the lucky attendee of external CPD to write “Notes”. (Somewhere in that corner of a higher dimension known as Tree Heaven, one tree turns to another tree and says “Bastards! They cut us down for that?”)

Handing us a copy of the Powerpoint, of course, serves a double purpose: (a) the external-CPDer can tick the “info. shared with…

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About e=mc2andallthat

Physics teacher of over 20 years experience who still enjoys teaching (well, most of the time anyway). He lives in London with his lovely wife and insane cat. Please follow him on Twitter @emc2andallthat
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1 Response to Meet The New Ofsted, Same As The Old Ofsted

  1. Pingback: Blogposts for the Fortnight Ending 29th June 2014 | The Echo Chamber

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