9 Oct '14

News Gove considered removing Wilshaw as Ofsted chief, memo reveals

Leak reveals former education secretary discussed serious and growing problem of schools regulator run by Wilshaw Memo revealing DfEs fears over Ofsted chief full textMichael Gove considered replacing Sir Michael Wilshaw as chief inspector of schools amid deep-seated frustrations over his performance, an internal Whitehall memo passed to the Guardian reveals.The Department for Education document reveals that the former education secretary, senior officials and DfE board members discussed the serious and growing problem of Ofsted as run by Wilshaw. Continue reading...

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