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E-learning: fulfilling its potential in the adult learning sector?

This survey report examines e-learning through the lens of inspection. It is intended to raise awareness of how e-learning can improve teaching, learning and achievement in the adult learning and skills sector. It is available as a microsite: http://live.ofsted.gov.uk/publications/elearning.

  • 01 Apr 2007
  • Ref 20071011
  • ALI

Early doors: experiences for children in day care during the first hour of the day

Evidence was collected from 45 day nurseries during September 2005. Inspectors arrived as the nursery opened and inspected and analysed outcomes for children during the first hour of operation for those spending more than four hours in day care. The nurseries visited were a mix of urban, inner city and rural.

  • 06 Dec 2005
  • Ofsted

Early doors: experiences for children in day care during the first hour of the day

Evidence was collected from 45 day nurseries during September 2005. Inspectors arrived as the nursery opened and inspected and analysed outcomes for children during the first hour of operation for those spending more than four hours in day care. The nurseries visited were a mix of urban, inner city and rural.

  • 06 Dec 2005
  • Ofsted

Early doors: experiences for children in day care during the first hour of the day

Evidence was collected from 45 day nurseries during September 2005. Inspectors arrived as the nursery opened and inspected and analysed outcomes for children during the first hour of operation for those spending more than four hours in day care. The nurseries visited were a mix of urban, inner city and rural.

  • 06 Dec 2005
  • Ofsted

Early Years: firm foundations

Firm foundations covers the two-year period between April 2003 and March 2005 when Ofsted carried out the second programme of inspections against national standards. During that programme, for the first time, Ofsted has awarded each childminder or day-care provider registered by Ofsted a judgement on the quality of childcare. The publication is also available as a mini-site.

  • 19 Aug 2005
  • Ref 2436
  • Ofsted

Early Years: firm foundations

Firm foundations covers the two-year period between April 2003 and March 2005 when Ofsted carried out the second programme of inspections against national standards. During that programme, for the first time, Ofsted has awarded each childminder or day-care provider registered by Ofsted a judgement on the quality of childcare. The publication is also available as a mini-site.

  • 19 Aug 2005
  • Ref 2436
  • Ofsted

Early years: Getting on well

Getting on well is the second national report on how early years and childcare providers are supporting Every Child Matters outcomes for children. It focuses on how the best providers are promoting children's enjoyment and achievement, and helping them to make a positive contribution.

Getting on well uses evidence from Ofsted's inspections and surveys during the year April 2006 to March 2007 to show to what extent children in registered settings are enjoying their learning, feel valued and have good relationships with other children and adults. It includes examples of improvements made in response to issues raised at inspection.

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Getting on well microsite

  • 29 Aug 2007
  • Ref 070059
  • Ofsted

Early years: Getting on well

Getting on well is the second national report on how early years and childcare providers are supporting Every Child Matters outcomes for children. It focuses on how the best providers are promoting children's enjoyment and achievement, and helping them to make a positive contribution.

Getting on well uses evidence from Ofsted's inspections and surveys during the year April 2006 to March 2007 to show to what extent children in registered settings are enjoying their learning, feel valued and have good relationships with other children and adults. It includes examples of improvements made in response to issues raised at inspection.

  • 29 Aug 2007
  • Ref 70059
  • Ofsted

Early years: Getting on well

Getting on well is the second national report on how early years and childcare providers are supporting Every Child Matters outcomes for children. It focuses on how the best providers are promoting children's enjoyment and achievement, and helping them to make a positive contribution.

Getting on well uses evidence from Ofsted's inspections and surveys during the year April 2006 to March 2007 to show to what extent children in registered settings are enjoying their learning, feel valued and have good relationships with other children and adults. It includes examples of improvements made in response to issues raised at inspection.

Read the Full Publication

Getting on well microsite

  • 29 Aug 2007
  • Ref 070059
  • Ofsted

Early years: Leading to excellence

Leading to excellence: a review of childcare and early education provision 2005–08 is the third review of inspections of registered childcare and early education. This year, the report focuses on how well settings – such as nurseries and childminders – are organised, led and managed to promote positive outcomes for children and ensure they progress well.

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  • 27 Aug 2008
  • Ref 080046
  • Ofsted