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]

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]

Digitising your data for a school post-GDPR

16th May 2018

Schools are already seeing the benefits of digitising their data – in terms of both administrative efficiencies and teaching and learning. Andrew Cowling, business development and channel marketing specialist at Fujitsu, explores the digitisation of schools’ [read more]

Sharing of school pupils’ data put on hold

16th May 2018

CREDIT: This story was first seen on the BBC The government has halted researchers and others from accessing personal information about UK schoolchildren, it has emerged. The BBC reports that the Department for Education said [read more]

Survey shows inconsistency in school inspections

18th April 2018

ASCL survey shows inconsistency in school inspections – with schools asked by inspectors to provide additional information that isn’t required by Ofsted A survey by the Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL) has shed new [read more]

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