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Inspection of governance

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Last updated on 24 October 2017
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How does Ofsted evaluate governance? We refer to the Common Inspection Framework and School Inspection Handbook and outline how governance is inspected. We relay advice from one of our experts and link to examples of school inspection reports which comment on the role and impact of governors.

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  1. 1 Governance is evaluated as part of leadership and management
  2. 2 Governance in Ofsted grade descriptors
  3. 3 Collecting evidence
  4. 4 Ofsted's comments on governance: examples of reports

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