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the Office for Standards in Education

the government organization that is responsible for checking the quality of education in British schools

Schools have been subject to shorter, sharper Ofsted inspections.

Ofsted now intends to offer more advice to inspectors about appropriate styles of writing for different age groups.
by marcelahmt July 22, 2006
Ofsted is the Queen's body of inspection for schools. They make decisions about putting failing British schools into Special Measures, and decide the fate of those schools.

They are designed to make sure that State schools are doing the job correctly.
by RedRevolver December 27, 2006

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