New framework, current framework

13th February 2004 at 00:00
New framework

* As little as 48 hours' notice

* Inspections will last a maximum of one week

* At least one inspection every three years

* Four- to six-page reports focusing on core areas

* Emphasis on self-evaluation Current framework

* Six to 10 weeks' notice

* Inspections can involve up to 80 inspector days

* Inspections once every four to six years

* All subject areas inspected. Reports typically 40-80 pages

* Emphasis on lesson evaluation

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