The new Ofsted, a new single inspectorate for children and learners, has been created with a mission to raise standards and improve lives.
- 01 Apr 2007
Inspectors have found that most Foundation Stage settings are effective, but there is still room for improvement.
- 06 Mar 2007
Leadership of senior managers and access to specialist teachers is key to success for post-16 learners with learning difficulties or disabilities
The leadership of senior managers, irrespective of the type of college, is the key factor in establishing a positive, inclusive ethos for learners with learning difficulties and/or disabilities (LDD), according to a new report by Ofsted.
- 26 Feb 2007
The quality of youth services is gradually improving and a greater proportion of youth services are judged as ‘good’ or better compared to previous years, according to a new report published by Ofsted.
- 14 Feb 2007
Ofsted has published the latest set of joint area reviews of local authority children's services for: Bexley, Birmingham, Cheshire, Dudley, Havering, Kensington and Chelsea, Kingston upon Hull and Sefton.
- 06 Feb 2007
Ofsted has published statistics detailing the number of schools that were placed in, or removed from the special measures and ‘Notice to Improve’ categories in the autumn term 2006.
- 31 Jan 2007
Good learning support has enabled many adults and young people who failed at school to gain vocational or academic qualifications whilst improving their literacy, numeracy and/or language skills according to a report published by Ofsted.
- 30 Jan 2007
Ofsted reports released today find improvements in the Graduate Teacher Programme, further education teacher training and vocational teacher training.
- 19 Jan 2007
From September 2007, Ofsted proposes to reduce inspection of the best colleges, whilst focusing more attention on colleges where there is inadequate provision and those where performance is satisfactory but not improving.
- 12 Jan 2007
Following the very positive response to the recent national consultation and trials, the new arrangements for the inspection of non-association independent schools in England have taken effect.
- 02 Jan 2007