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13 September 2019 — Press release
A headteacher and her father have been found guilty of running an unregistered school in south London, in only the second prosecution of its kind.
12 September 2019 — Speech
Ofsted’s Chief Inspector, Amanda Spielman, summarises our findings so far on managing behaviour in schools and our future projects.
28 August 2019 — Speech
Ofsted’s Chief Inspector, Amanda Spielman, discusses accountability and autonomy and how you cannot have one without the other.
20 August 2019 — News story
Ofsted introduces its new education inspection framework (EIF).
22 July 2019 — Press release
Ofsted has published research that shows the well-being of most teachers is generally low or moderate.
17 July 2019 — Press release
Ofsted has published guidance for inspectors for new series of joint inspections focusing on children’s mental health.
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