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"Leadership is as close as we can get to a silver bullet in educational reform." Professor David Hopkins, University of London's Institute of Education

"People fear it sends a message that we don't trust the profession, that Ofsted has become an arm of the Spanish Inquisition or Sean Connery's Untouchables ... ready to storm in without any notice in order to deal with something that has gone drastically wrong." England's education secretary Michael Gove on plans for no-notice inspections.

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