Ofsted chief gives evidence to MPs

12 January 2011

Christine Gilbert, the head of Ofsted, and other senior inspection officials appear before the Education Committee for its inquiry into the role and performance of Ofsted.

Meeting information

Wednesday 12 January, 9.30 am
Wilson Room, Portcullis House


At 9.30 am

  • Tribal Group
  • Serco
  • CfBT Education Trust

 At 10.15 am (approx.)

  • Christine Gilbert CBE, Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills
  • Patrick Leeson, Director, Development, Education and Care, Ofsted
  • John Goldup, Director, Development, Social Care, Ofsted
  • Lorna Fitzjohn, Interim Director, Development, Learning and Skills, Ofsted 


Following its oral evidence sessions with teachers, union leaders, academics, charities and commentators, the Committee continues its Ofsted inquiry with evidence from Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector—Christine Gilbert CBE—and other senior inspection officials.

The panels will comprise representatives of Tribal, Serco and CfBT, the three Regional Inspection Service Providers, followed by HMCI and three of her senior managers, to discuss Ofsted’s role and performance across its whole remit of education, children’s services, and skills.

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