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  • Ben McArdle
    Ben McArdle
    Birmingham Diocesan Education Service

    Ben is the Senior Adviser for Section 48 Inspectors for the Archdiocese of Birmingham. A specialist teacher of RE, Ben qualified as a primary school teacher before entering secondary RE teaching. As a senior leader of a Catholic secondary school, a director of a multi academy company, Ben was responsible for the Catholic life of the school, primary to secondary transition and community outreach, amongst many other things. In addition to leading on inspection for the Archdiocese of Birmingham and working on developing the new national Catholic Schools Inspectorate framework, Ben is a trustee of the Teachers’ Enterprise in RE, which publishes the popular The Way, The Truth & The Life series for primary and secondary Catholic RE.

Zoom Session


Zoom Session


Wed 12 Oct 2022


18:30 - 19:30

CSI Inspection Overview for Governors

Focus: Leadership and Management
For: Governors


A fantastic opportunity for Governors to get an overview of the new inspection framework for Catholic schools (CSI). Ben McArdle from the Birmingham Diocesan Education Service has been a part of the team designing the new Catholic Schools Inspection, (the replacement for the Section 48 inspection).

A fantastic, brief introduction for Governors.

Director’s Note:

We are delighted that Ben, who has been involved in the design of the CSI, trained inspectors for the pilot inspections, carried out pilot inspections and been part of the team that put together the final CSI, has agreed to deliver this session for Governors..

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