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Inspections

Discussion in 'Scotland - education news' started by Effinbankers, Apr 10, 2012.

  1. Effinbankers

    Effinbankers Established commenter

    Usually 3/4 weeks notice
    First day (Mon pm) spent interviewing HT/DHTs and relevant PTs
    Might only spend the Tues / Wed visiting classes. Feedback to schools by Thurs pm or Fri am
    Much of the "inspection" is done beforehand through pupil/parent/staff surveys. Been 2 inspections in my place over the last decade - they never came near my class!
     
  2. lookinglost

    lookinglost New commenter

    It's two weeks notice for Primary and three weeks for secondary. It lasts for one week with classroom observations mainly on the Tuesday and Wednesday but they sometimes can also run into the Thursday.
     
  3. lookinglost

    lookinglost New commenter

    http://www.hmie.gov.uk/NR/rdonlyres/B5C52E34-4F48-48AF-AAFB-4145C228E81C/0/SchoolInspectionFrameworkFINAL100811.pdf
     
  4. brawlassie

    brawlassie New commenter

    Thanks for replying. Sooooo looking forward to this!
     
  5. cochrane1964

    cochrane1964 New commenter

    HMIE/ES's main role now is to check you have done their inspecting for them and have the evidence to back up your self-evaluation. Great scam.
     

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