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Speech: Amanda Spielman’s speech at the Association of Colleges Ofsted conference: ‘A new direction’

Speech: Amanda Spielman’s speech at the Association of Colleges Ofsted conference: ‘A new direction’

HM Government March 17, 2017 0

Thank you David. And thank you to the AoC for inviting me here today to give my first speech as Chief Inspector on post-16 education. It was not long ago that I was working

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Press release: Spam email alert

Press release: Spam email alert

HM Government March 16, 2017 0

If you receive a suspicious looking email claiming to be from Ofsted, please delete it. It has been brought to our attention that some people have received spam emails, purportedly sent from an ofsted.gov.uk email

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News story: New HMCI vows to make sure Ofsted is regarded as a force for good

News story: New HMCI vows to make sure Ofsted is regarded as a force for good

HM Government March 10, 2017 0

Addressing the Association of School & College Leaders (ASCL) annual conference, Amanda Spielman today vowed to use the ‘immense power’ of Ofsted inspections responsibly and intelligently. She said: Inspection should not be making your

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Speech: Amanda Spielman’s speech at the ASCL annual conference

Speech: Amanda Spielman’s speech at the ASCL annual conference

HM Government March 10, 2017 0

A force for improvement I want to start by paying particular tribute to Malcolm Trobe and his stewardship of ASCL in recent months. And I’d also like to congratulate Geoff on his election as

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Speech: HMCI’s monthly commentary: March 2017

Speech: HMCI’s monthly commentary: March 2017

HM Government March 7, 2017 0

Two years ago, Ofsted said it would start testing inspection reliability. This was, in part, a response to sector voices, who quite reasonably thought we should know how consistent inspection judgements are. All our

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Press release: Ofsted launches new social care common inspection framework

Press release: Ofsted launches new social care common inspection framework

HM Government February 22, 2017 0

A range of children’s social care settings will be subject to the same social care common inspection framework (SCCIF) from 1 April 2017, Ofsted announced today. Last year Ofsted published a consultation on the

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Speech: Social care monthly commentary: January 2017

Speech: Social care monthly commentary: January 2017

HM Government January 26, 2017 0

First, as we enter 2017, I would like to wish you all a happy new year. I want to use this year and these commentaries to share and promote the good practice that we

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News story: New Director for Corporate Strategy, Ofsted

News story: New Director for Corporate Strategy, Ofsted

HM Government January 19, 2017 0

I am delighted to announce that we have appointed Luke Tryl into the new Director, Corporate Strategy role. Luke is joining us from Public Policy Projects, an independent think tank, and has previously worked

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Speech: Social Care monthly commentary: December 2016

Speech: Social Care monthly commentary: December 2016

HM Government December 14, 2016 0

While Christmas is generally thought of as a festive and happy time of the year, it can be a difficult and lonely time for some. As families travel across the country to reconnect and

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Speech: The power of education

Speech: The power of education

HM Government December 1, 2016 0

This is my final Annual Report as Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Schools, Children’s Services and Skills. Over the past 5 years of my tenure as Chief Inspector and in my 43 years as

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