Does Ofsted need replacing?

Teachers and unions call for a pause in inspections following the death of headteacher Ruth Perry. Why school leaders are unhappy with one-word assessments. Calls and petitions to reform Ofsted. Our Education Editor Anna Davis explains what has caused this growing pressure on Ofsted, and Julie McCulloch from the ASCL union describes the changes they want the inspectorate to make. In this episode:

  • Why are teachers and unions so frustrated with Ofsted?
  • Will this criticism impact how parents view Ofsted reports?
  • Why unions are calling for a pause in inspections
  • Do one-word assessments need to be replaced?

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