Ofsted

Essex sixth form college celebrates Ofsted upgrade to ‘outstanding’

Principal describes the feat as a 'ringing endorsement' of 'high quality work'

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Ofsted

Ofsted snubs FE providers from sub-judgements website change

The move to add sub-judgements to school profiles on its website has been planned for at least two months...

Josh Mellor
Josh Mellor
Bootcamps, Ofsted

Ofsted slates US firm with £5m DfE bootcamps contract

Whistleblower flagged concerns last year but no action was taken

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Ofsted

Land-based college retains ‘outstanding’ Ofsted grade

Hartpury College celebrates another grade 1, six years after it last achieved the feat

Anviksha Patel
Anviksha Patel
Colleges, Ofsted

Waltham Forest named London’s only ‘outstanding’ general FE college

Inspectors heaped praise on the college for helping students to "flourish"

Josh Mellor
Josh Mellor
Apprenticeships, Ofsted

Uni caught short after fast-tracking degree apprenticeship for NHS

Ofsted found some employers' operational needs for advanced clinical practitioners weren't being met

Josh Mellor
Josh Mellor
Colleges, Ofsted

NewVIc becomes only ‘inadequate’ sixth form college

The London college is now seeking a merger rescue following toxic staff and leadership battle

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
AI, Ofsted

Ofsted to explore how AI can help it make ‘better decisions’

Exams regulator Ofqual also publishes AI strategy, revealing 'modest numbers' of coursework malpractice

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Ofsted

‘Inadequate’ care provider accuses Ofsted of ‘overlooking’ sector crisis

Inspectors say too many apprentices miss their planned end date as they cover extra shifts instead of training

Josh Mellor
Josh Mellor