Noticeboard category : Ofsted

Spring Term Courses

This January and February we are offering the following courses:  IOSH-accredited Safety for Senior Leaders The course will give you the tools and knowledge you need to strategically integrate health and safety management into other business objectives to enable effective management, and use a proven health and safety management system to best effect when dealing with […]

Inconsistently applied performance management could lead to a £100,000+ tribunal award

Bethnal Green and Shoreditch Education Trust v Dippenaar Bethnal Green Academy were found to have unfairly dismissed a PE teacher with 13 years’ experience whose teaching had been found to be consistently highly rated until the appointment of a new Head of Faculty/Director of Learning. Ms Dippenaar’s performance had been reflected in an Ofsted inspection […]

Last chance to book: Dealing with Underperforming Teachers, TLR Holders and Senior Leaders Under the New Ofsted Framework – What Heads and Governors Need to Do

We are running a major London course for Head Teachers, Senior Leaders and Governors. Monday 27th April 2015 – London – Complimentary breakfast and lunch Download the April Underperforming Staff Course Programme here Governors need to:  Set clear expectations of the level of performance they expect for each pay point Consider regular half-termly anonymised reports on the […]

The importance of support for middle leaders

Ofsted, in its recently published review of the E-ACT Academies, highlighted key weaknesses across many of the 16 academies. One item in the list of shortcomings was “poor quality assurance by middle leaders”. According to Ofsted’s handbook inspectors look at: How well leaders, managers and governors pursue excellence, modelling professional standards in all of their work. […]