Ofsted

Ofsted 5-year strategy Q&A with Paul Joyce

We discuss the watchdog's two key areas of focus for FE

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Ofsted

St John Ambulance faces apprentice recruitment suspension

Ofsted found 'insufficient' progress at the country’s best-known first aid training charity

Will Nott
Will Nott
Ofsted

Auditing apprentice pay will not be part of routine inspections, Ofsted promises

Compliance will only be looked at in 'limited circumstances'

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Ofsted

Ofsted to review how it inspects FE and skills, new strategy states

In its new five-year strategy, Ofsted says it will inspect every college to check it's meeting skills needs.

Shane Chowen
Shane Chowen
Ofsted

Recovering colleges’ latest Ofsted results

One principal said they weren't sure the Ofsted inspection was helpful or good value for money. Three colleges tell...

Will Nott
Billy Camden and Will Nott
Colleges, Ofsted

Ofsted slams SEND college for ‘highly inappropriate’ activities

The watchdog found that students with special educational needs and disabilities were tube fed and medicated in classrooms in...

Will Nott
Will Nott
Ofsted

Marine specialist takes aim at Ofsted after grade 4 report

'The Ofsted report will mean that the Thames Marine Academy will no longer be able to offer these much...

Will Nott
Will Nott
Ofsted

Cambridge sixth form still ‘outstanding’ in first Ofsted inspection since 2006 

'It’s wonderful to see the hard work of our staff and students recognised in this way'

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Ofsted

Ofsted downgrades new provider after ESFA apprentice pay tip-off

Frustration over blurred ESFA and Ofsted roles

Billy Camden
Billy Camden