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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.
26 June 2019 — Research and analysis
These reports look into reliable and valid methods for inspectors to assess the quality of education using lesson observation and workbook scrutiny.
14 May 2019 — Press release
Ofsted has published the outcome of the consultation on its new education inspection framework, which will take effect from September 2019.
14 May 2019 — Collection
Ofsted’s new education inspection framework for 2019 applies to maintained schools and academies, non-association independent schools, further education and skills providers and early years settings.
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