Primary Education News

30 Oct '14

News Spending watchdog slams inspection regime for English state schools

Ofsted and education ministers under fire from National Audit Office for poor value for money in oversight of educationWaves of reform have left Englands state schools working under a confused array of inspection regimes and unclear systems for raising standards, according to a report by the governments spending watchdog.The highly critical assessment published on Thursday by the National Audit Office calculates that 1.6 million children attend a state-funded school rated as less than good by Ofsted but says the Department for Education (DfE) is unable to show what helps to tackle low standards. Continue reading...

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