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13 January 2020 — News story
Daniel Muijs, Ofsted’s Deputy Director, Research and Evaluation, summarises our reasons for carrying out our own research at Ofsted.
10 January 2020 — News story
Research into initial teacher education (ITE) curriculum reveals effective mentoring and prioritising the needs of a trainee are two key indicators of quality.
8 January 2020 — Research and analysis
An evaluation report investigating why some schools improve and others have not.
15 October 2019 — Press release
Home education is often being chosen by parents of children with complex needs as a last resort.
2 October 2019 — Press release
Local authorities were misled into paying thousands of pounds of public money for children to be educated in an unsafe unregistered school, following Ofsted’s investigation.
12 September 2019 — Speech
Ofsted’s Chief Inspector, Amanda Spielman, summarises our findings so far on managing behaviour in schools and our future projects.
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