COVID-19: DfE Guidance on ‘School and College Accountability’

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On the 8th April, the DfE released their guidance for schools and colleges on what the cancellation of exams means for them in respect of accountability.

The guidance provides information on school, college or MAT level performance data and what decisions the DfE have made towards publishing different data sets. It also covers guidance on primary school assessments and how 2020 exam data will not be used in setting future criteria.

In this video update Stefan Fusenich, a qualified inspector and DfE Advanced Teaching and Learning Coach, will discuss the recently published guidance and how COVID-19 has changed the 2019/2020 accountability arrangements for schools and colleges moving forward this year.

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Clear and straight forward

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Stellamaris Etor, - Kingsdale Foundation School

Covid-19 safeguarding

A concise precis of the current situation which has focussed our minds on a few practical steps to take around Safer recruitment / induction of new staff after the Easter break
Patrick Knight, - Diverse Academies Education Centre (HQ)

Covid -19

This is explained the current situation and what is happening going forward for schools and students
Emma Lewin, Support staff - Heritage Park Primary School

School and college accountability webinar

The information was presented clearly and concisely.
Penny Houghton, - Park Community Academy

Excellent and informative

Lisa Morrison, Teaching Assistant - Our Lady and St Patrick's Catholic Primary School

An informative webinar.

Very informative and well presented but more visuals in future webinars.
David Vincent, - The Venerable Bede CE Academy

Very helpful!

Clear information which is easy to understand and very helpful.
Robert Lester, Teacher - Queen Katharine Academy

Questions answered

All the questions I had about the impact of cancelling exams on schools and colleges were answered clearly. Now I understand.
Thandiwe Moyo, - Wardle Academy

Clear and informative

Useful information on the extent to which schools and teachers will be held to account on this year's examination results, and what the wider implications of these results will be.
Michael Soutar, teacher - The Sittingbourne School

Robert Smith, Teaching assistant - Victoria School

PMR and Ofsted visits

Great to have some clarity that the 2019-20 figures will be used in Ofsted deep dives next year, not predicted grades. Predicted grades will also not be used in performance management reviews for teaching staff,
Louise Nield, PSHE Lead - Ormiston Horizon Academy

Accountability and progression

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