25 Oct '14

News Ofsted launches new inquiry into superheads schools

New evidence prompts independent inquiry into claims that regulators visits were known about days or weeks in advanceOfsted has dramatically announced that it is launching an independent investigation into allegations that schools overseen by a controversial superhead close to former education secretary Michael Gove had advance knowledge of inspection dates.Three days after the schools inspectorate had said it would not reopen an inquiry into allegations concerning Dame Rachel de Souza reported in the Observer last Sunday, Sir Michael Wilshaw, the chief inspector of schools, said that fresh email evidence discovered by Ofsted had forced his hand. Continue reading...

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