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Ofsted seeks to make oversight of subcontractors more comprehensive and transparent

Ofsted News Feed - Wed, 09/16/2020 - 09:30
Ofsted has published new research looking at subcontractors in the further education and skills sector.
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School governors and trustees say they are prepared for COVID impact

Ofsted News Feed - Fri, 09/11/2020 - 09:30
Ofsted and the National Governance Association (NGA) publish a study that shows the business of school governance has continued throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Ofsted support for area SEND arrangements this autumn term

Ofsted News Feed - Wed, 09/09/2020 - 09:30
Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) will start carrying out visits to local areas from October.
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Ofsted visits to schools and colleges to begin this month

Ofsted News Feed - Wed, 09/02/2020 - 12:00
Ofsted will be visiting schools and further education and skills providers this autumn term.
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Ofsted statement on new Ofqual board committee

Ofsted News Feed - Tue, 08/25/2020 - 15:25
Amanda Spielman will chair a new board committee at Ofqual until the end of 2020.
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Ofsted to visit local authorities and children’s social care providers

Ofsted News Feed - Mon, 08/17/2020 - 09:34
Ofsted will begin visits to local authorities and children's social care providers from September 2020.
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Ofsted to visit nurseries and childminders this autumn

Ofsted News Feed - Wed, 08/12/2020 - 09:43
Ofsted will start carrying out visits to some nurseries and childminders from September 2020.
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Half of all private and voluntary sector fostering placements offered by just 6 companies

Ofsted News Feed - Thu, 07/23/2020 - 09:30
Ofsted has published statistics on private and voluntary providers of children’s homes and independent fostering agencies (IFAs).
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Changes to Ofsted’s post-inspection processes and complaints handling

Ofsted News Feed - Thu, 07/16/2020 - 09:30
Ofsted revises post-inspection processes and complaints handling to bring about greater consistency across its work.
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Inspection reports are popular with parents

Ofsted News Feed - Tue, 07/14/2020 - 13:55
The latest YouGov survey, published on the same day as our annual report and accounts, found that Ofsted's inspection reports are well-received by parents.
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New Ofsted chair announced

Ofsted News Feed - Fri, 07/10/2020 - 11:15
Dame Christine Ryan appointed next chair of Ofsted.
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Supporting local areas to prioritise and meet the needs of children and young people with SEND

Ofsted News Feed - Thu, 07/09/2020 - 12:00
Ofsted and CQC will visit local areas to support strengthening special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) systems in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, before returning to full inspections when it is right to do so.
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HMCI commentary: the future of area special educational needs and disabilities inspections

Ofsted News Feed - Thu, 07/09/2020 - 12:00
Ofsted's Chief Inspector, Amanda Spielman, discusses the challenges facing the SEND system, along with Ofsted and CQC’s role going forward.
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Ofsted replaces Ofsted Online website

Ofsted News Feed - Wed, 07/08/2020 - 09:30
We have closed the Ofsted Online site today as replacement web pages are now fully operational.
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HMCI commentary: Our plans for the autumn

Ofsted News Feed - Mon, 07/06/2020 - 00:00
Amanda Spielman discusses our planned work in education and social care, as schools and colleges prepare to re-open for all pupils.
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Ofsted to visit when schools and colleges return in the autumn

Ofsted News Feed - Mon, 07/06/2020 - 00:00
Ofsted will start visiting schools and colleges after the summer holidays to see how they are getting back up to speed, after being closed to most pupils and learners for so long.
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New teacher training inspections to focus on the ITE curriculum

Ofsted News Feed - Wed, 06/24/2020 - 09:30
Ofsted publishes new framework and handbook bringing ITE inspections in line with the education inspection framework (EIF).
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Ofsted wins landmark prosecution case of school that breached conditions

Ofsted News Feed - Fri, 06/12/2020 - 09:30
A school, prohibited from admitting more students, was found in breach of its operating conditions and fined at Luton Magistrates' Court on 27 May.
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