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Ofsted Inspection Handbook Sept 2018; knowing what’s changed matters

Originally posted on Governing Matters:
Ofsted have published the Sept 2018 version of its Inspection hadbook. For my previous blog I had extracted those parts of the handbook which talked about governance. Jude Hunton had asked on twitter if there…

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Ofsted Inspection Handbook (Sept 2018) and governance matters

Originally posted on Governing Matters:
Ofsted has recently published the School Inspection Handbook (Sept 2018). This handbook is primarily a guide for inspectors on how to carry out school inspections. However, it is made available to schools and other organisations…

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Nobody advocates phonics-only literacy instruction

An important article by Anne Castles, Kathleen Rastle and Kate Nation summarising the process of learning to read from novice to expert, and seeking to end the “reading wars”, has just been published. It’s written in plain English and freely available … Continue reading

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Governance matters at Festival of Education Part 2

Originally posted on Governing Matters:
Photo Credit: Cat Scutt Left to right: Mark Lehain, Katie Paxton-Dogget, Naureen Khalid, Jo Penn, Will Malard On Friday 22nd June 2018 I chaired a panel discussion at the Festival of Education at Wellington College.…

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Thinking ahead/planning for the new governance year matters

Originally posted on Governing Matters:
As this year draws to a close, governors may be starting to think ahead to 2019. You may be thinking of elections for chair and vice chair. You may be planning to hold parent/staff governor…

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Kevin

Originally posted on Mr Lock's Weblog:
This is Kevin, with his Mum. I want to talk about Kevin when he was young. Kevin was born in 1983, the third of four children. His father was in the RAF, and…

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What can we learn from Key Stage 1 scaled scores? – Education Datalab blog

This blogpost is part of the FFT KS1 Early Results Service.  The service allows schools to upload their KS1 results and then access an early analysis of their KS1 results.  The early results service… Continued here: https://ift.tt/2NJQ8sj

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