NAO releases report on Ofsted’s inspection of schools

24th May 2018

Report by the National Audit Office (NAO) finds that, while Ofsted provides valuable independent assurance about schools’ effectiveness, it has faced significant financial and staffing challenges and has struggled to meet its inspection targets The report notes that Ofsted’s remit [read more]

From the magazine: A gateway to improvement

23rd May 2018

Benchmarking; you either love it or hate it. When implemented effectively, it can be a useful tool to support student outcomes, school budgets and business management as well as being used to inform decisions – at a [read more]

Free school to close as funding withdrawn

23rd May 2018

CREDIT: This story was first seen in BBC News A free primary school is set to close with the withdrawal of government funding after inspectors found “poor performance and financial management”, BBC News reports. St Anthony’s [read more]

GDPR for schools: roundtable discussion with the ICO

22nd May 2018

Victoria Cetinkaya, a senior policy officer in the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) responsible for policy and engagement with the education sector recently attended a roundtable discussion held at Wright Hassall offices in Leamington Spa; she [read more]

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