OFSTED – New Inspection Framework

Have you heard the whispers about the new Inspection Framework? Due for release in September 2019, we are all interested to see what the new draft framework will look like when it is released in the New Year. The main headlines appear to be: Amanda Spielman proposes 4...

Data is not our enemy, it’s our friend…

Did you read the article by Elly Blake in the TES? She discusses how some teachers see the collection of child performance data as adding unnecessarily to their workload. She argues that it’s not the data that’s the problem it’s how we use it, and more importantly who...

Are Ofsted cuts affecting school improvement?

Did you know that OFSTED has had its budget cut by more 50%? GOOD I hear you cry! In a recent Radio 4 interview Ofsted’s chief inspector, Amanda Spielman, said it was maintaining “excellent levels of assurance” despite its budget being more than...

Are you a “Headtrepreneur”?

Does your school have to turn to business donations and sponsorship to help balance the books? According to School Cuts , £2.8 billion has been cut from school budgets over the last 3 years. This is an average of £45,400 from the budget from every primary school in...

Wellbeing Tips for Teachers

2Eskimos are a company that take their staff Wellbeing very seriously and we love how much there is out there to help with the Wellbeing of teachers too! The media tell us that an overwhelming majority of the UK’s education professionals say they have suffered...