Chris Jones HMI

Chris Jones HMI

Ofsted | Specialist Advisor Apprenticeships

Chris Jones has been an HMI since April 2013. He is a qualified teacher, has a master’s degree in education leadership and special education, and a doctorate specialising in continuing professional development and the pedagogy of ICT. Previously he taught in schools, colleges, work-based learning providers and in initial teacher education for a total of 20 years. He worked with the DfE for 11 years on school improvement, 14-19 diplomas, functional skills, raising the participation age, qualification reviews, one-to-one tuition and pupil premium. He has led or contributed to Ofsted surveys in areas such as family learning in children’s centres and securing the future for young people not in education, employment or training. Chris has been subject to enhanced DBS disclosures.

Back to the future: inspecting standards based apprenticeships

Hall 1

This workshop reflects on the potential changes to inspection practice as the transition to standards-based apprenticeships gains pace.

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Ofsted expects …

Hall 1

This workshop considers the myths and legends about Ofsted’s expectations of apprenticeship providers.

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Keynote address from Ofsted on the inspection regime from May

Hall 1

In this session delegates will hear from the leaders at Ofsted about how their teams will inspect apprenticeship provision from May. Delegates will also have the opportunity to ask questions.

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The quality of apprenticeships: what we know from inspection.

Hall 1

This workshop reviews findings from inspection to highlight best practice in current apprenticeship provision and to discuss common areas for development in provision that we judge to be inadequate or require improvement.

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