Ofsted Chief

Play Is Back, Long Live Play!

Penny Tassoni | Posted 14.07.2016 | UK Parents
Penny Tassoni

Whilst Sir Michael Wilshaw in his address to launch Ofsted's report into early years didn't actually use these exact phrases, I am sure that many of us within the early years were rejoicing that play is clearly being seen as a central ingredient in promoting early years.

Should We Put Poor Two Year Olds in School?

June O'Sullivan MBE | Posted 08.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
June O'Sullivan MBE

He says put two year olds in school early and they will succeed but children aged three have been in school for the last 12 years and there is no research that shows that by being in school they have successfully helped children become 'school ready.'

REVEALED: Michael Gove's Shortlist For New Ofsted Chief

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK Comedy

So Michael Gove has sacked Ofsted chief Sally Morgan. But who will replace her? HuffPost UK Comedy has got its hands on the Education Secretary's list...

Ofsted Chief Makes Dramatic U-Turn On No-Notice Inspections

PA | Posted 30.05.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Ofsted's controversial chief inspector made a U-turn on one of his key policies on Tuesday. Sir Michael Wilshaw has backed down on contentious plan...

Thousands Of Pupils In Schools Labelled 'Not Good Enough' Ofsted Says

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.03.2012 | UK Universities & Education

More than a third of schools inspected in the last three months of 2011 were not good enough, according to Ofsted figures. Statistics show that of ...

Ofsted Chief Says All Teachers Should Be Qualified, Despite Gove's Free School Policy

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 29.02.2012 | UK Universities & Education

The new Ofsted chief has revealed he wants all teachers to be qualified - a stark contrast to education secretary Michael Gove's, who appears to sanct...

Poorly-Dressed Teachers Are Patronising, Says Ofsted Chief

Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 20.12.2011 | UK Universities & Education

Incoming Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw has called poorly-dressed staff "patronising" to schoolchildren. In an interview on BBC Radio 4, Wilshaw ...