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Headmaster Michael Wilshaw is featured prominently on TODAY prog (Radio 4)

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chill1243 Sat 15-Oct-11 13:10:55

He was on the programme today and yesterday.

I gather he is a considerable high-flyer who is due to fron Ofsted in January.

He certainly seemed to impress interviewer sarah Montague....the top female TODAY interviewer.

So when the Ofsted job kicks in I suppose we are going to hear a lot
of this "tough" headmaster.

Will he get on with the teachers?

Tortu Sat 15-Oct-11 14:59:14

He has a pretty impressive reputation, to be honest. I'd like to work for him!

Though I hear rumours that he has done a deal with one of the big educational publishers to pilot something to do with standardising the curriculum. This could be interesting.

stripeybumpinthenight Sat 15-Oct-11 15:00:50

I've worked for him. He's fab.

chill1243 Mon 17-Oct-11 14:39:29

Yes, it will be interesting when Wilshaw gets the Ofsted job in january.

I remember Chris Woodhead in the job. He was controversial; but I cant
remember what it was all about.

I understand from the press that Mr Woodhead is very ill now. So we must wish him well.

chill1243 Tue 18-Oct-11 14:16:04

UPDATE BBC Radio 5-Live.

Sir Wilshaw was on Victoria Darbyshire phone-in this morning (tuesday)
Victoria put him through a fairly tough interview. Thats her style. To be fair,she is good at it. (Could end up on TODAY or NEWSNIGHT>)

stripeybumpinthenight Tue 18-Oct-11 15:25:12

Yay Gabby! Welcome back grin

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