In the last in his series of three articles about the triad of school development: quality assurance; performance management; professional development, Matt Bromley looks at professional development.
In his second article about preparing for inspection by the ISI, Steve Burnage outlines what is required for the inspection of independent administration. He focuses on the provision of information.
John Viner reviews the current position of Ofsted and outlines what the new White Paper proposes for the future of inspection of schools.
Q. I have recently taken over headship of a school where a significant number of staff are employed on fixed-term contracts. I understand that uncertainty over the past two years has influenced this, but there seems to be some reluctance now on the part of governors to make the contracts permanent. What do you think?