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Inspection of teaching, learning and assessment

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Last updated on 10 February 2017
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What are the Ofsted inspection criteria for teaching, learning and assessment? This article sets out the criteria inspectors will use, and evidence they will consider, when making a judgement on teaching, learning and assessment. It also includes advice from four of our associate education experts.

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  1. 1 The quality of teaching, learning and assessment: graded judgement
  2. 2 Criteria for assessing teaching, learning and assessment
  3. 3 Observing teaching, learning and assessment
  4. 4 Inspecting the impact of literacy and mathematics teaching
  5. 5 Schools with a high proportion of NQTs
  6. 6 Schools with teachers undergoing capability procedures
  7. 7 Assessment systems: Ofsted criteria

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