Ofsted doubles down on phonics requirement for ITT

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Ofsted has doubled down on its expectation that teacher training providers teach a specific form of phonics, but clarified that students may be made “critically aware” of other reading methods.

Following a consultation on the proposed changes to teacher training inspection, Ofsted has reiterated that the “clear expectation” is for providers to teach systematic synthetic phonics (SSP) “in line with government expectations”.

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