DfE turns to 'big data' to warn of Ofsted 'inadequate' rating risk

Neil Puffett
Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Department for Education permanent secretary says new datasets could help children's services departments is identify problems ahead of Ofsted inspections and enable them to turn these around to avoid poor ratings.

Preparing paperwork for Ofsted inspections was a key source of stress cited by the early years workforce. Picture: Avava/Adobe Stock
Preparing paperwork for Ofsted inspections was a key source of stress cited by the early years workforce. Picture: Avava/Adobe Stock

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