Ofsted Release New Proposed Education Inspection Framework

News - 18 Jan 2019

Ofsted released their new proposed Education Inspection Framework (EIF) and associated handbooks on 16th January for a consultation which ends 4th April.

There are indications of a higher profile for inclusion within the EIF:
 
- Assessing the extent of compliance with the Equality Act, 2010
- Leaders needing a clear vision for inclusive education, realised through strong shared values, policies and practice
- Leaders ensuring all learners complete their programmes of study, thereby not allowing ‘off-rolling’
- Mention of the need for an ambitious curriculum which meets the needs of learners with high levels of  SEND
- Pedagogy to include teaching to help learners remember content and embed knowledge
- A curriculum sequenced towards cumulatively ‘sufficient’ knowledge and skills for future learning and employment
- Impact where achievement is reflected in exam results and national tests where relevant
- Where relevant, gaining qualifications to allow learners to go on to destinations that meet their interests and aspirations
 
There is also reference to the need to support learners to develop their character, including their confidence, independence and to know how to keep mentally healthy.
 
Access the consultation and all documents here.
 
Ofsted have also released their draft equality, diversity and inclusion statement here
 
 

Related resources

  • Reasonable Adjustments: Class Information & Evidence Gathering

    08 Jan 2019 Silver AND Gold Member Only

    This set of resources may be used by SENCOs to support class and subject teachers with making reasonable adjustments for the pupils in their classes. There is an editable class information sheet and an editable evidence gathering sheet (for Gold members), and completed examples of both of these (for Silver and Gold members). You may wish to watch the short webcast which explains how you can use these resources.

  • SENCO Year Planner

    Tool - 17 Dec 2018 Silver AND Gold Member Only

    This strategic tool can be used used to help you plan your year.

  • Acquired Brain Injury: The hidden disability

    Information, Guidance - 25 Sep 2018

    This guide aims to introduce childhood acquired brain injury (ABI), consider how it is acquired and why it is often misdiagnosed, and provide some practical support strategies. #miniguides