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2019 inspection framework: exclusive interview with Ofsted
We put your burning questions to Ofsted’s deputy director for schools, Matthew Purves. Here’s what he said about on-site inspection time, the EBacc, the controversial ‘Outstanding’ grade, and more.
- Why do we need a new framework?
- How long will it take to fully embed the new framework?
- On-site preparation time: can the headteacher leave the school site?
- Will not looking at internal data raise the stakes for external data?
- Why the emphasis on EBacc, if we can decide our own curriculum?
- How will you judge a school in a challenging area?
- How will you ensure judgements are consistent?
- Why are you changing the framework now?
- Why do we still have the 'Outstanding' grade?
- Final words: 'think about your curriculum, but not for Ofsted'
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