ERIC Number: EJ679238
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: 0
"Maintains a Good Pace to Lessons": Inconsistencies and Contextual Factors Affecting OFSTED Inspections of Nursery Schools.
British Educational Research Journal, v28 n6 p879 88 Dec 2002
Explores scope and reliability of British Office for Standards in Education (OFSTED) inspections of British nursery schools; 513 Web posted inspections were coded for content); 33 schools were visited; and basic data collected and matched with that in OFSTED's report. Concludes inspections were inconsistent, sometimes misrepresenting work of nursery schools. Pinpoints limited inspection framework. (BT)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: The British Educational Research Journal is a refereed journal.