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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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Press release: Ofsted Annual Report 2015/16: England’s education system still short of world class

Press release: Ofsted Annual Report 2015/16: England’s education system still short of world class

HM Government December 1, 2016 0

Sir Michael Wilshaw today hailed the “remarkable gains” made by children under 11 over the past 5 years, but warned of a growing north/south divide at secondary level and a serious knowledge and skills

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Speech: Sir Michael Wilshaw’s speech at the Education Policy Institute conference

Speech: Sir Michael Wilshaw’s speech at the Education Policy Institute conference

HM Government November 25, 2016 0

Thank you for that introduction David and thank you for inviting me to your conference today. As I approach the final few weeks of my term as Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector, I have naturally

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Press release: Schools should be doing more to prepare young people for the world of work

Press release: Schools should be doing more to prepare young people for the world of work

HM Government November 24, 2016 0

The survey, ‘Getting ready for work’ finds that only 4 of the 40 secondary schools visited by inspectors were demonstrating an effective approach to this aspect of the curriculum, despite the government’s commitment to

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Press release: Swindon’s children failed by schools at every key stage

Press release: Swindon’s children failed by schools at every key stage

HM Government November 14, 2016 0

The performance of schools across Swindon is a cause for serious concern, said Ofsted today. The schools inspectorate has published a letter calling on headteachers, chief executives of multi-academy trusts, senior political leaders, governors,

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Speech: Ofsted National Director of Social Care monthly commentary: November 2016

Speech: Ofsted National Director of Social Care monthly commentary: November 2016

HM Government November 3, 2016 0

Every employee of every organisation in the country will know that the environment in which we work can help or hinder us to do the best job we can do. My commentary in June

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Speech: Sir Michael Wilshaw’s speech at the FASNA Autumn Conference

Speech: Sir Michael Wilshaw’s speech at the FASNA Autumn Conference

HM Government November 2, 2016 0

Thank you so much for inviting me again to your conference and I am absolutely delighted to be here as I approach the end of my tenure as Chief Inspector. When I addressed you

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Speech: HMCI’s monthly commentary: October 2016

Speech: HMCI’s monthly commentary: October 2016

HM Government October 11, 2016 0

Earlier this year, I wrote to the then Secretary of State for Education to highlight my concerns about the performance of some of the country’s largest multi-academy trusts (MATs). Focused inspections of academies in

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Press release: Take the time to listen to vulnerable children, say inspectorates

Press release: Take the time to listen to vulnerable children, say inspectorates

HM Government September 29, 2016 0

A new report finds that child sexual exploitation can be tackled best when all partners take responsibility for their roles, while also working collaboratively, with strategic goals clearly identified, understood and agreed across agencies.

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News story: Ofsted welcomes 31 new apprentices

News story: Ofsted welcomes 31 new apprentices

HM Government September 26, 2016 0

A group of 31 talented young apprentices start work at Ofsted this morning, taking up a variety of roles and responsibilities in 5 of the organisation’s offices across England. Today’s intake is the result

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