Powerpoint click HQ Ofsted EIF for Senior leaders 21.01.19
The new framework proposes a shift that will rebalance inspection to make sure that young people are being taught the best of what has been thought and said. Instead of taking exam results and test data at face value, Ofsted will look at how a nursery, school, college or other provider’s results have been achieved – whether they are the result of broad and rich learning, or gaming and cramming.
Read the consultation document and have your say.
Consultation response is here https://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/EIFConsultation/
It closes on April 5th 2019/
Ofsted’s research has found that some children are having their teaching narrowed in schools in order to boost performance table points:
Similar practices exist in the further education and skills sector, such as:
And in early years, instead of feeling able to spend time reading to children, or playing with them, nursery staff feel pressured into completing endless documentation to demonstrate each stage of a child’s development.
The new framework will seek to tackle these practices, looking instead at every stage of education from nursery to college, whether young people are being offered a rich curriculum which is taught well and leads to them achieving their all.
Full HMI slide document re curriculum