Cultural Capital at School – Our interview with Kate Fripp

Anna Fosse-Galtier Inequalities, Interview, Policy, Schools

Cultural Capital at School Our interview with Kate Fripp🎙 A year ago, PAG published an article about the introduction of cultural capital into the Ofsted Inspection Framework. From September 2019, Ofsted asked their inspectors to ‘consider the extent to which schools are equipping pupils with the knowledge and cultural capital they need to succeed in life,’ and to introduce pupils to …

What impact does COVID-19 have on transition to university?

Anna Fosse-Galtier COVID-19, Schools, Transition

What impact does COVID-19 have on transition to university? 🎓📝📚 The transition from school or college to higher education can be difficult. Even prior to the transition to university, prospective students will undeniably be thinking about their course choice and the impact this will have on their future whilst juggling A-Levels. Upon starting, new undergraduates have to adapt to an …

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The Introduction of cultural capital within the Ofsted Inspection Framework

Anna Fosse-Galtier Uncategorised

“Culture is one of the two or three most complicated words in the English language” Raymond Williams, 1983. Cultural capital, a famous sociological term, has recently made an unusual entrance into the Ofsted vocabulary. Ofsted introduced the term in their new Education Inspection Framework (EIF), their School inspection Handbook, and the Early Years inspection handbook, implemented from September 2019-onward. In …