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FAQs for School Inspection

Practical Advice and Working Solutions, 1st Edition

By Elizabeth Holmes


168 pages

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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.

About the Author

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.


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