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Train to Gain brings benefits – but more employers need to be involved

The report, The impact of Train to Gain on skills in employment, published today by the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills (Ofsted), evaluates training given to more than 13,000 employees.

The report concludes that the Train to Gain programme is successful in giving employees the opportunity to gain nationally recognised qualifications and improving their motivation in the workplace.

However, inspections reveal that employers have been slow to take advantage of funding, while some employees aren’t always getting the skills development they need.

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Tellus3 Reports

If you are looking for the Tellus3 Reports by local authority, you can find them on the link below. Due to a technical fault, you cannot currently find them in the inspection reports section alongside those reports from previous years.

Reports by local authority

Comprehensive area assessment: proposals for assessing local authority services for children and young people

Ofsted’s vision is to raise standards and improve lives. This consultation seeks views on proposals for assessing children’s services and Ofsted’s inspection of services for children in care and safeguarding as part of the new Comprehensive Area Assessment (CAA).

Comprehensive area assessment consultation

Early Years Foundation Stage

On 1 September 2008, tens of thousands of childcare providers moved to new registers: the Early Years and Childcare Registers. With a new, single framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) also being introduced, there’s a lot happening in the sector. Visit the EYFS page on the link below to find out more.

Early Years Foundation Stage

What we do

We inspect and regulate to achieve excellence in the care of children and young people, and in education and skills for learners of all ages.

The new Ofsted brings together the wide experience of four inspectorates to make a greater difference for every child, and for all young people and adult learners, in England. Their educational, economic and social well-being will promote our success as a country.

Information for...

Early Years: Leading to Excellence

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Ofsted's latest report on early years and childcare focuses on leadership and management.

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Ofsted News

Find out the latest about inspection in our free online magazine.

Read and subscribe to our e-magazine

Outstanding providers 2006/07

The list of providers judged to be outstanding following an inspection in 2006/07 is now live. You can view the new list on the link below.

The Outstanding providers list

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Subscribe to talisman, the newspaper for the Learning and Skills sector.

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