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Last updated on 19 August 2016
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What does Ofsted look for in the work of teaching assistants (TAs)? We explain how Ofsted will look at the contribution of TAs and other adults to effective teaching and learning. One of our experts explains that Ofsted judges a school's provision and not individuals.

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  1. TAs’ contributions to the quality of teaching
  2. Inspectors judge the quality of provision rather than individuals
  3. Research into the effectiveness of teaching assistants

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