Some things aren’t what they seem 1

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Kitaoka’s Spinning Wheel

Do the wheels appear to move in opposite directions, and the centres appear to shimmer?

Could this be a metaphor for your self-assessment system?

Having looked at in excess of 4000 self-assessment reports as a provider and critical friend, a lead inspector, through my Preparing for Inspection events for the ALI and Ofsted and as a consultant, I’m in no doubt that our sector finds self assessment difficult. There are five key mistakes SAR writers make, and most reports have at least some if not all of them; they’re very easy to spot.

On the Perfecting Self-Assessment Writing session, delegates work through their reports and highlight any issues, before discovering the one thing they need to do to avoid them all.