The Office for Standards in Education (Ofsted) inspect schools and other educational settings. In this section of the Better Governor website, you will be able to find articles and resources which highlight, summarise and synthesise information and guidance relating to Ofsted and school inspections which is of relevance to all governing bodies.
This Better Governor Chairs’ Network webinar, was an opportunity for chairs of governing bodies, academy trusts and chairs of local academy committees to come together and discuss topical issues, with our resident governance experts in a structured debate.
An account of an Ofsted inspector interviewing the Chair of the Governing Body, by telephone, from 7,000 miles away
This facilitated network is a forum for Chairs of governing bodies, academy trusts and local academy committees to come together and share questions, concerns and best practice ideas.
The government green paper on child and adolescent mental health, Transforming Children and Young People’s Mental Health has been published for consultation and runs until 2nd March 2018
Ofsted have published the outcome of their consultation on proposed changes to short (Section 8) inspections from January 2018.
This webinar, recorded on 4th October, brought chairs of governing bodies and academy trusts together from across the country to talk about Ofsted inspections and their role before, during and after.
Ofsted have followed their announcement of changes to the current framework, which will operate between November and the end of the Autumn term, with a further consultation.
Ofsted have published details of planned changes to short (Section 8) inspections from October half term.
RAISEonline is disappearing on 31st July 2017 and being replaced by a new service called Analysing School Performance. Read more here....
Ofsted have updated and reissued a policy statement outlining how and when schools are selected for inspection. Read more here....