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Chris Jones

Chris Jones

Director, Corporate Strategy,
Ofsted

Chris is Deputy Director with responsibility for Ofsted’s research and evaluation programme. This includes oversight of Amanda Spielman’s new multi-year research programme into the curriculum across all phases of education, and ensuring the 2019 Education Inspection Framework is informed by the best possible evidence from research and academia. Previously Chris worked in the Department for Education as Head of Schools Strategy, and on reform of school funding. He has also worked in HM Treasury and in the Department for Transport in a variety of policy and strategy roles. You can follow him on twitter @Chris_Ofsted

  • Evaluating how Ofsted has assessed the use of Pupil Premium funding in improving outcomes for disadvantaged pupils – and busting some myths
  • Sharing lessons from the evidence on supporting improved outcomes for disadvantaged pupils
  • Assessing key evidence from Ofsted inspections in what constitutes outstanding pupil premium provision
  • Tackling the challenges of off-rolling and other systemic issues affecting disadvantaged pupils