Do schools have intelligence when it comes to inspection?
My wife is a supply teacher and this week, the day before she went in to teach, she found the school was being inspected. My wife’s recollection of the impact of a pending inspection, from when she was full-time, was in line with what she was hearing from the staff at this school. Essentially it was a feeling of fear-induced panic and crazy behaviour; hardly conducive to the ongoing education of children. How did we get to this state, where teachers, and of course leaders, ar