10 Jun '14

News Ofsted inspections with no notice: teachers react

David Cameron responded to the 'Trojan horse' row by ordering unannounced Ofsted inspections in schools. We asked four teachers whether it is a good ideaOn Monday David Cameron ordered the introduction of snap Ofsted inspections in schools, in response to allegations that a number of schools in Birmingham were under the influence of Islamic extremists. The Department of Education has since criticised the head of Ofsted, Sir Michael Wilshaw, for claiming Michael Gove had changed his mind over the proposal. The prime minister said that the current system had allowed the schools to "cover up" in advance of inspections. Continue reading...

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