StickyHow an understanding of professionalism underpins our response to Ofsted’s Big Listen

Ofsted inspections need to change. Earlier this year, almost all of more than 2,000 members who responded to our poll agreed, with 83% wanting inspections paused, and 15% suggesting inspection should continue while reforms take place. Even some of those… Continue Reading How an understanding of professionalism underpins our response to Ofsted’s Big Listen

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Rethinking Accountability

Dr Vic Cook, Education and Research Project Specialist, Chartered College of Teaching It has been argued that there is an urgent need to rethink the accountability system in England. The Office for Standards in Education (Ofsted) was created by the… Continue Reading Rethinking Accountability

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StickyProfessor Dame Alison Peacock on Ofsted: Beyond Ofsted and IPPR

Time and again, teachers tell me that they want to be able to work together to build the best education for children and young people, and are frustrated by top-down and restrictive systems. Evidence suggests that teachers who feel a… Continue Reading Professor Dame Alison Peacock on Ofsted: Beyond Ofsted and IPPR

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Rethinking Curriculum: Q&A

Unleash the power of curriculum Have you ever wondered how to revolutionise education? Rethinking Curriculum is not just an idea; it’s a dynamic project with a bold mission. We invite you to explore the exciting journey ahead as we delve… Continue Reading Rethinking Curriculum: Q&A

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Results 2023

The attention over these last couple of weeks has been on students receiving their exam results, and rightly so. We should be proud of the way our students have coped: those whose A levels were their first high stakes external… Continue Reading Results 2023

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Chartered College of Teaching comment on Ofsted proposals

Commenting on changes to Ofsted’s school inspections announced today, Dame Alison Peacock said: While the proposed changes are welcome, we would question whether they go far enough. As we outlined in our statement on high stakes inspection earlier this year,… Continue Reading Chartered College of Teaching comment on Ofsted proposals

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“We need a plan for education, and a government we can trust”

It’s a simple message, but one that our Fellows pushed very strongly when we met with Stephen Morgan MP, the Shadow Minister for Schools. In a wide-ranging discussion, the 16 Fellows who joined me highlighted problems with Ofsted and the… Continue Reading “We need a plan for education, and a government we can trust”

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Chartered College of Teaching #LearningFirst Community Response

Professor Dame Alison Peacock speaks on Ofsted reform on Monday 5th June 2023 Over the last weeks and months a group of colleagues, many of whom are members of the Chartered College of Teaching, have been working to contribute to… Continue Reading Chartered College of Teaching #LearningFirst Community Response

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Chartered College of Teaching statement on high-stakes accountability

The tragic loss of Ruth Perry, a dedicated and respected school leader, has hit the teaching community hard, and our staff and members are no exception to this. Many teachers, school leaders and other education professionals have been deeply and… Continue Reading Chartered College of Teaching statement on high-stakes accountability

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Sir Tim Brighouse: ‘Baker Days’, Ofsted, and Unlocking Minds

Long ago when I had a proper job, I was often asked to give a ‘keynote’ to groups of teachers at the start of what were – and in some places still are – called ‘Baker Days’, which are those… Continue Reading Sir Tim Brighouse: ‘Baker Days’, Ofsted, and Unlocking Minds

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