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Curriculum research: assessing intent, implementation and impact, 11 December 2018

An investigation into how to assess the quality of education through curriculum intent, implementation and impact

This document sets out what Ofsted have done in phase 3 of their research into the quality of curriculum in schools with an additional link to Amanda Spielman’s commentary on the research (also here)

Ofsted’s aim in phase 3 of this curriculum research was to design a research model in which the curriculum intent discussion, supported by first-hand evidence of curriculum implementation, which could help them develop a series of indicators to allow them to evaluate curriculum quality.

This model will  be trialled in a range of schools by a small group of Her Majesty’s Inspectors (HMI).