Articles tagged with Sir Michael Wilshaw
How dare you?
“I think Sir Michael Wilshaw must have been reading my blog… His latest speech ‘warned’ that too many teachers have no respect for authority and are hampering schools’ attempts to improve standards.” Teaching personally argues that Sir Michael Wilshaw’s assumptions about teachers are wrong.
What effect do OFSTED have on the way schools are run?
“Tessa, you simply can’t have children reading in silence when Ofsted come in; you can’t show progress that way.” It was a bright, cold day in November and the clocks were striking 11. An urgent meeting was called at lunchtime; it could only mean one thing. Coded messages were passed between teachers in the corridors: […]