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Last updated on 9 August 2019
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Learn how governance is inspected under the 2019 Ofsted framework, and the role of governors on inspection day.

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  1. Governance is inspected as part of ‘leadership and management’
  2. What inspectors are looking for
  3. Evidence inspectors will use
  4. Governors’ role on inspection day
  5. How governance is inspected if you’re in a MAT
  6. Grade descriptors
  7. How to prepare your governors for inspection
  8. Demonstrating governors' impact

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