Local-authority inspections become shorter, sharper and less bureaucratic from this month, according to inspectors

16th January 2004 at 00:00
* Local-authority inspections become shorter, sharper and less bureaucratic from this month, according to inspectors.

Ofsted this week revealed details of the new system which places greater emphasis on self-evaluation.

David Bell, chief inspector, said authorities that performed well in the annual comprehensive performance assessment would receive substantially shorter inspections that those with lower grades.

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