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OFSTED: Moving to elective home education from secondary school

Impact: Educational Impacts (beyond UoP), Public Policy Impacts

  • Martin Myers (Participant)

Description of impact

Advisory role on the development of Ofsted's new policy position on elective home schooling.

Who is affected

Schools and pupils.


Ofsted have concerns about the impact of home education policy being used to off-roll students shortly before taking their GCSEs. This programme will oversee research that identifies the scale of the issue and develop a policy position to address potential problems. This is happening against the backdrop of the forthcoming House of Commons review of home education.

Category of impact

  • Educational Impacts (beyond UoP)
  • Public Policy Impacts

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