Accountability

Personal development must be part of any Labour school report card

Without any formal assessment, provision of and accountability for this vital area of the curriculum are at best patchy

JL Dutaut
Hayley Sherwood
Accountability

Scrapping one-word judgments is just the start of needed reform

We have reached a crossroads for school inspection and the election must result in a genuine ‘Big Listen’ to...

JL Dutaut
Paul Whiteman
Accountability

Why we’ve launched an Alternative Big Listen

Genuine renewal will only come from asking the right questions in the right ways, so let’s listen to the...

JL Dutaut
Colin Richards and Frank Norris
Accountability

Labour’s accountability solutions are just more of the same

The party’s proposals do little to challenge the surveillance culture that’s at the root of many of the sector’s...

JL Dutaut
Chris Bagley
Accountability

Leaders have the power now to re-balance accountability

Awaiting top-down reform of our top-down system is a missed opportunity to take control and show the full breadth...

JL Dutaut
Michael Pain and Alice Gregson
Accountability

Can we have a better debate about school improvement?

Instead of arguing about which shade of toast is best and who burned it, can we please talk about...

JL Dutaut
Les Walton
Accountability

Ofsted’s pernicious impact goes far beyond inspection itself

A new survey reveals school leaders are beset by extreme negative emotions for protracted periods due to Ofsted’s model...

JL Dutaut
James Pope
Accountability

Why Ofsted should not inspect safeguarding (and who should do it instead)

The foundations of a more comprehensive and effective safeguarding system than Ofsted’s narrow approach already exist

JL Dutaut
Alan Wood
Accountability

Schools need more nuanced data to rebuild public trust

EPI’s new performance comparing tool isn’t built for accountability – but it shows a more balanced approach to data...

JL Dutaut
Natalie Perera