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Ofsted inspection

Ofsted: the inspection framework


At a glance

This module will develop your knowledge of the inspection process and help you better understand what Ofsted requires of both the school and your board.

You will cover:

why schools are inspected and what inspectors look at
the evidence on which inspectors base their judgements
the implications for schools and governing boards
the criteria by which the effectiveness of the governing board will be judged
appropriate questions of the headteacher and senior
Study time

45 minutes

Certificate upon completion

Module description

Your Ofsted inspection is looming and all hands are on deck. With a greater understanding of Ofsted requirements and the evidence they require, you could ensure your board are fully prepared.

Upon completion, you will understand the evidence and criteria on which inspectors base their judgements and the implications these have for the school.

Ofsted inspections can be a stressful time for all involved; why not ease the process and ensure you have all relevant knowledge in your arsenal by completing this engaging module?

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