10 Jun '14

News Ofsted under pressure to target school governors after 'Trojan horse' row

Move comes as part of wider rethink of inspectorate's role after head backtracks on claims that Gove blocked no-notice inspections The head of Ofsted, Sir Michael Wilshaw, is under pressure to refocus the work of the school inspectorate from the quality of teaching in the classroom to the standards of school governance as part of a wider rethink about its role.Wilshaw is likely to face resistance from the education department to his proposals, made on Monday, to review the accountability of free schools or academies, or to make the national curriculum the focus of teaching. Continue reading...

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