School inspections still have the potential to spread fear and panic through even the best-run schools, but this practical book will remove all of the anxiety, with its proven advice to help ensure a successful inspection.
Ideal for all teachers, whether newly qualified or with decades of experience, FAQs for School Inspection will guide the reader calmly through the pre- and post-inspection stages, offering valuable insights into what can happen during the inspection itself. Covering recent legislative changes and everything to do with school inspection, it outlines the teacher/inspector relationship and gives advice on coping with the potential stresses of inspections.
Organised into logical sections, the book covers issues such as
- preparing for inspection
- being inspection-aware
- the effects inspection has on you personally
- what happens after inspection.
Complete with advice on using inspection to further personal and professional development, this ready-reference guide will allow teachers to play a confident and influential role in school inspection.
Elizabeth Holmes completed her PGCE at the Institute of Education, London. After teaching in London and Oxfordshire she became Head of History at a school in West Sussex. She now writes on education and health issues for a variety of national publications and websites, and prepares training and development materials. She has had many books published, including The Newly Qualified Teacher's Handbook, FAQs for NQTs, Teacher Well-being and FAQs for TAs.