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This short special edition has been prepared to alert schools about changes to the way that Ofsted will deal with complaints received from parents and carers about their children's schools.
Ofsted Direct: Issue 10
This issue includes articles on the forthcoming college inspection changes, and an update of RAISEonline, the online statistical data service for schools, and interviews with two headteachers from outstanding schools. As usual, a short summary and links to are provided to findings reports with an educational subject published since the last edition.
Ofsted Direct: Issue 9
This Special Edition introduces our Annual Report for 2005/6
The e-newsletter is introduced by Her Majesty's Chief Inspector, Christine Gilbert, and summarises our findings from nearly 40,000 inspections childcare and early learning settings; state maintained schools; further education, independent specialist and sixth form colleges; and 36 joint area reviews of children's services in local authorities, which are included in the annual report for the first time.
Ofsted Direct: Issue 8
The eighth edition of Ofsted Direct includes articles: on the forthcoming school inspection programme, which will be the first to take the more proportionate approach piloted during the last academic year; why Contextual Value Added (CVA) data gives us a better snapshot of the comparative performance of schools as we prepare to inspect them; and giving the latest on the transfer from the PANDA to RAISEonline school performance information service, among other news.
Ofsted Direct: Issue 7
The seventh edition of Ofsted Direct spotlighted subject and survey inspections. It included: a review of a recent mathematics inspection; how the subject and survey inspections are progressing and what schools think about them; the end of the PANDA and details of its replacement.
Ofsted Direct: Issue 6
The sixth issue of Ofsted Direct featured articles on the launch of the proportionate inspection programme consultation, what inspectors and headteachers thought of the trial inspections and a link to the feedback form.
Ofsted Direct: Issue 5
The fifth issue of Ofsted Direct featured articles 'rapid response' reports, our new Chief Inspector and how to tell us what you thought about your inspection.
Ofsted Direct: Issue 4
The fourth issue of Ofsted Direct featured articles on changes to the inspection workforce, new PANDA and SEF forms, Ofsted's reports on drugs in schools and David Bell's Teachernet interview.
Ofsted Direct: Issue 3
The third issue of Ofsted Direct featured articles on new school inspections including self evaluation and inspection pilots.
Ofsted Direct: Issue 2
The second issue of Ofsted Direct featured articles on self evaluation, the new grading system for schools and the new inspection teams.
Ofsted Direct: Issue 1
The first issue of Ofsted Direct featured articles on the Future of Inspection, food in schools and the plans for new Early Years inspections.
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