Research and analysis

Developing, monitoring and supporting teaching staff

This publication was withdrawn on 23 February 2016

This good practice example has been withdrawn as it is older than 3 years and may no longer reflect current policy.

Ofsted good practice example showing how Hartpury College develops, supports and monitors its own staff.



This example show that at Hartpury College, staff are often recruited from the specialist sectors and have recent vocational experience, credibility and enthusiasm. When they have limited experience in teaching, they receive ongoing staff development and support. The effectiveness of their teaching is monitored through a rigorous quality assurance system, which pays close attention to teaching performance and assessment.