Preparing for Ofsted!. Shelley Brown Head of Faculty Vocational Studies Newcastle under Lyme College. Actions to successfully prepare for Ofsted. Overview. Focus of learning and the learner journey. Outcomes for Learners Quality of T, L&A Effectiveness of L&M.
Head of Faculty Vocational Studies
Newcastle under Lyme College
Focus of learning and the learner journey
Outcomes for Learners
Quality of T, L&A
Effectiveness of L&M
“Good is the only form of acceptable…”
A good education for all
“Seeing things through a different lens”
(Soden, June 2013)
English and Maths
Know how these are delivered/embedded.
Outcomes – summary data for area
TLA– staff information and grade profile for the area
L+M– Curriculum area structure, SAR, QIP.
Develop an honest, accurate detailed SAR
Map out your evidence/prove it!
Ensure you havea clear picture of where you are now, what you have done and what you are doing next!
Know how they are structured Consistent? Clear outcomes?
Assessment (written, practical, video etc)
Ensure you have a consistent approach/response from staff
Ensure they are prepared!
Talking to inspectors
Support & Challenge
Culture of Outstanding
Why Colleges Succeed (AoC Conference, 2013)
What singles out all these colleges is a realisation by their leaders that an educational establishments central purpose is to place the education and success of their learners at the heart of what they do…..there is clear and well-understood consensus that all aspects of the institution must be equally effective in contributing to the success of every learner.
Positive Culture and Ethos
Don’t hide it …
Bring it to them…
“Students forget what you made them think, but they never forget how you make them feel.”
Sir John Jones (2013)