• Ofsted watch: Bad week for providers - especially UTCs

    It was a poor week for providers who received full inspections, as one failed to improve its grade three and two university technical colleges were hit with damning grade four reports. People and Business Development Ltd, an independent provider based in Suffolk, was rated ‘requires improvement’ across the board – which was worse than its

    12.26 Jul. 6th, 2018 | News

  • Leaders missed significant teaching weaknesses at 'inadequate' UTC

    A university technical college has been rated inadequate across the board, in an Ofsted report that warned leaders and governors were unaware of “significant” teaching weaknesses for years. Health Futures UTC, in West Bromwich, became the ninth UTC to be rated grade four when the report was published yesterday. It was quickly followed this morning

    11.18 Jul. 4th, 2018 | News