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HMCI Amanda Spielman

Head of Ofsted Amanda Spielman said education should play a 'vital role' in upholding British values Ofqual

New Ofsted chief: 'I want everyone to see us as a force for improvement' | Education | The Guardian

Ofqual chair Amanda Spielman put forward to replace chief inspector at Ofsted

Exclusive: Greening speaks out against DfE plan to lift faith school cap

Dr Lynne Sedgmore

OfstedAmanda Spielman was appointed Ofsted's chief in January 2017 and before that was chair of Ofqual, the qualifications regulator, from 2011-2016.

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Ministers speak to only 'a few favoured academy CEOs' – school autonomy leader

What is Ofqual doing about whistleblowers' exam cheating claims? | Education | The Guardian

Will Ofsted be less independent without Wilshaw?

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'Unfortunately with Ofsted, teachers are too often disenfranchised because the things that are important

The Ofsted report Bold beginnings is so disappointing! It makes very frustrating reading as it does not reinforce the amazing effective early years practice ...

'Schools are being asked to address the mental health of young people without the support they need' | Tes News

When Ofqual was established less than 10 years ago, it was very specifically about securing standards and promoting confidence in qualifications. We are not ...

GCSE uproar: 'my pupils have had their life chances damaged' | Education | The Guardian

'I am a supporter of Ofsted – and I want it to inspect my academy chain'

Geoff Barton on the new ofsted chief inspector

Guidance on Ofsted registration and inspections

Sir Michael Wilshaw, pictured, has said he is forming a taskforce to investigate unregistered

Thousands call for Michael Gove to go in wake of GCSE English literature row | Books | The Guardian

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Alice Hudson, executive headteacher of the Twyford Church of England Academies Trust; Paul Marshall, chairman of the Ark schools chain; and ASCL's Malcolm ...

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Brexit may pull political focus from education, says new Ofsted chief | Education | The Guardian

Will schools be the silent partner as the DfE minds HE's business? | Tes News

Enriching the fabric of education

Progress 8 and GCSEs: will the new way to judge schools be fairer? | Education | The Guardian

'Poor-quality marking will only become a more serious problem with the coalition's exam reforms'

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Spielman joined the Ark academy chain in its earliest days and worked there for seven years before moving to Ofqual. She retains the same enthusiasm for ...

Change in diagnosis reveals language problems are more widespread than previously thought

... DfE resit policy leads to GCSE campus chaos

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As of November 2014, schools have had to promote British values (BV), so no doubt we're all very familiar with them. The advice from the DfE is to do this ...

Binmen 'to assess Heads of Ofsted'.

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A 19-year-old woman is arrested on suspicion of supplying drugs after first year engineering student, Thomas Millward, dies in an accidental fall

Gill Jones shares her thoughts on Ofsted's annual report and the debate surrounding the inspectorate's 'Bold Beginnings' report.

Ofsted to punish schools pushing exam targets over learning, says chief | Education | The Guardian

The SENCo campaigning to #CountMeIn over SEND school funding

Best Practice in English

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Amanda Spielman, HMCI of Ofsted

New generation of borstal proposed in official review


School whistleblowers call for naming and shaming | Education | The Guardian

A*-C grades in dramatic decline as GCSE results are published | Education | The Guardian

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Justine Greening appointed new education secretary

GCSE uproar: 'my pupils have had their life chances damaged' | Education | The Guardian

Private schools must not be enclaves of privilege, former Ofsted chief says

Incoming Ofsted chief at pains to soothe FE sector

Exclusive: 'Mum didn't have any food' - the rise of pupil hunger

Angela Rayner

Positive environments where children can flourish

Lamees Nessa, 12, taking part in the Great Roundhay Feast.


Workload forcing new teachers out of the profession, survey suggests | Teacher Network | The Guardian


Dr Fiona Summers

Revealed: Four more deputy FE commissioners

Laura Anderson, 15, has received a top English GCSE grade despite sitting the exam

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Michael Gove's departure from the Department for Education (DfE) was a surprise to many of his peers – and even to teachers, since most had expected him to ...

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FE to pay for tougher numerical GCSE pass rates warning

Amanda Spielman has been recommended to become the next Ofsted chief inspector, TES can reveal.

I think, therefore I learn: Why Thinking Skills are a pointless waste of time

NEWS: Recent comments by Ofsted that the maths exam is 'too easy' has been greeted with cries of 'but that's what you f*cking asked us to do' by most major ...

Over the last three decades, Nicky Clarke has cut, primped and preened the hair of some of the world's most famous people and he's gained celebrity status ...

The results of a fascinating study from psychologists at Harvard University and the University of Virginia were published earlier this month in the journal ...


'Grandparents, not teachers, are key to preparing pupils for new economy'

Key stage 2 SATs results: What does this mean for floor standards and year 7 resits? http://bit.ly/29hy4B5 pic.twitter.com/PLK2TArPir

The Department for Education's top civil servant has announced that he is leaving the role.

The government is set to face more academy controversy in the coming days, if a leaked document proves to be true. A Department for Education (DfE) report ...

I agree with Cherrylkd that our teaching unions do little to help in the circus of unreasonable extremism masquerading as conference season.

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You must be live tension free and keep trust on your preparation mostly students lose hope

Top independent-school head: 'Is the education system ready for the rigour of the new national curriculum?'

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School leaders need to tell parents the truth about teacher supply, says Mumsnet founder | Tes News


Outgoing chief executive Glenys Stacey insists that she's made 'no mistakes' leading the regulator

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Schools under scrutiny in crackdown on league table 'gaming' | Education | The Guardian