Inspection and Accountability (No-nonsense Series)

Inspection and Accountability (No-nonsense Series)

By: Bill Laar (author), Gerald Haigh (foreword_author)Paperback

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In September 2005 school inspections changed drastically. The onus is now on the school to highlight its own strengths and weaknesses; to document them convincingly and to show action plans for improvement. This book, written by an Ofsted Inspector, shows you exactly what to do, and how best to present your Self-Evaluation. It also tells you how to prepare for the two day inspection so that everything goes as well as possible.

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Bill Laar is one of the UK's foremost commentators on schools inspection and its implications for school management and classroom practice. Bill is based in Oxford.


Introduction: benefits of the new inspection framework; The framework for inspecting schools: rationale for the new framework, the inspection format and its application, the school's contribution to the process; Self-evaluation: the purpose of self-evaluation, what and how to evaluate, the structure of the SEF and how to develop one; 'Every Child Matters': purpose and structure, link between it and pupil attainment, curriculum provision; Spiritual, moral, social and cultural development; The foundation stage; Main judgements: achievement and standards, personal development and well-being, quality of provision, leadership and management.

Product Details

  • publication date: 30/06/2006
  • ISBN13: 9781843124368
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 96
  • ID: 9781843124368
  • weight: 150
  • ISBN10: 184312436X

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