Ofsted Chief Inspector questioned on purpose and quality of education

25 February 2016

The Education Committee hears from HM Chief Inspector of Education as part of its inquiry into the purpose and quality of education in England.


Wednesday 2 March 2016, Thatcher Room, Portcullis House:

At 9.30am

  • Sir Michael Wilshaw, HM Chief Inspector of Education, Children's Services and Skills, Ofsted
  • Sean Harford, National Director, Education, Ofsted

Focus of the session

The Committee questions Sir Michael Wilshaw on areas such as:

  • The purpose of education and Ofsted's role
  • The quality of education in England and areas of weakness identified by Ofsted
  • The role and future of Ofsted
  • The ongoing structural changes within the education system

Read written evidence submitted to the Committee and follow the progress of this inquiry

Further information

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