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Ofsted inspection: how governance is evaluated

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Last updated on 2 March 2017
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Is there guidance on how Ofsted evaluates governance? We summarise Ofsted's guidance on what it expects of governors. We also relay expert advice on whether inspectors will want proof that all governors are actively involved in their roles.

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  1. 1 Evaluation of governance
  2. 2 Governors' level of involvement
  3. 3 Meeting with those involved in governance
  4. 4 Using cloud based technology
  5. 5 Grade descriptors for leadership and management

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