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With the recruitment process for the next head of Ofsted rumoured to be looking to the US, Dr Jacqueline Baxter asks what the role of the inspectorate is....

Here at Modern Governor we have been watching with interest the debate going on around paying school governors following Sir Michael Wilshaw’s recent comments In an article in today’s Guardian, Lord Bichard argues It is more critical that governors understand their roles and the practical ways...

Ofsted have confirmed the line-up of Regional Directors who will be responsible for helping to drive up standards in childcare, schools, and learning and skills providers in England. This is from the Ofsted website… Among the new appointees who will be joining the inspectorate in the coming...

A new Ofsted report examining English teaching has found that while in many schools English teaching is effective and pupils make good progress, standards in English are not high enough and, since 2008, there has been no overall improvement in primary pupils’ learning. Moving English forward...

This week during a meeting of the Education Committee the new Ofsted Head, Sir Michael Wilshaw, stated that he thinks (some) governors should be paid. "I think we need to spend a lot more time on governance arrangements." "When schools do poorly or badly, it's not just the...