This is an abridged version of an article I wrote for The Times Educational Supplement which was first published in January 2018.
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Although it’s no longer statutory for colleges to write a self-assessment report (SAR) – and Ofsted no longer insist on seeing one – it remains vital that colleges self-assess, because effective self-assessment provides an essential insight into what a college does well and needs to do better.
Education is not all about qualifications: it’s also about preparing students for life and work. But…
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