This report sets out the findings from the inspection of initial teacher training for further education. Trainees are often already employed as further education teachers when they undertake their training. Training programmes cover a mix of taught and practice elements.
- 28 Jan 2008
Teaching overseas enhances the skills of future primary teaching specialists, says Ofsted
- 28 Feb 2008
Post-16 vocational courses are bridging the skills gap to meet industry needs according to Ofsted.
Ofsted has published today a series of five vocational post-16 good practice survey reports highlighting the very best in vocational education and training.
- 24 Jan 2008
Children’s centres and extended schools are making a positive contribution to improving the lives of children and their families, says latest Ofsted report.
- 23 Jan 2008
Learning about global issues remains underdeveloped, says Ofsted.
- 17 Jan 2008
Courses for people wanting to qualify as teachers of “community” or “heritage” languages such as Arabic, Bengali, Japanese, Mandarin, Panjabi, Turkish, and Urdu should be expanded, Ofsted has found in its new report, Every language matters.
- 21 Feb 2008
Joint area review (JAR) reports have been published today for Hammersmith and Fulham, Knowsley, Bracknell Forest, Derby, Gloucestershire, Leicestershire, Liverpool, North Lincolnshire and Wandsworth.
- 19 Feb 2008
The services provided by the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service (Cafcass) in the East Midlands is found to be inadequate, according to a new Ofsted report
Ofsted’s first inspection report of Cafcass since its new remit has found that Cafcass East Midlands has some strengths. It allocates cases promptly, has good relationship with its statutory and voluntary partners, responds to complaints constructively and managing its finances soundly. However, Ofsted has found that many aspects of its services are inadequate.
- 15 Feb 2008
Ofsted and the Ministry of Defence have forged a new partnership to ensure recruits and trainees experience a high quality of training, welfare and care in the UK's Armed Forces.
- 19 Mar 2008
Teaching young people to better manage their money can help prepare them for the world of bank accounts, credit cards, insurance and mortgages, according to the latest report by Ofsted, the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills.
- 12 Mar 2008