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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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Ofsted to review students’ and apprentices’ online further education experience

Ofsted News Feed - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 09:30
Ofsted is carrying out an exploratory review of the quality of learners’ experiences of online education in further education and skills settings during the COVID-19-affected summer term.
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