Apprenticeship changes are on the horizon, which will have an impact on recording progress as Chris Jones, HMI, Specialist Adviser for apprenticeships explains.
Further education & skills
Ofsted survey addresses knife crime in the capital.
Four-day further education and skills inspections take planning and coordination, explains Anita Pyrkotsch-Jones, Her Majesty’s Inspector.
Paul Cocker, HMI, explains what happens during a further education and skills four day inspection.
Paul Joyce, Ofsted's Deputy Director, Further Education and Skills, on a new consultation on visits for 'requires improvement' further education and skills providers. He encourages those affected to make their views known.
Dr Christopher Jones, Ofsted’s specialist adviser for apprenticeships, explains about the apprenticeship levy and inspection.
On a four-day further education and skills inspection there’s a lot of evidence to collect and many people to speak with when reaching an accurate judgement. These are intensive days for the inspection team and the college.
At Ofsted we’re very aware of all the changes taking place in the sector and appreciate that there are challenges ahead. I know Area Reviews and apprenticeships reforms are uppermost in many minds.
As the academic year comes to a close, we'd like to say thank you to all those involved with schools, early years and further education for your hard work over the course of the year.
Back in June last year, when Ofsted announced the changes to inspection under the common inspection framework, we also explained how we intended to strengthen the way we deal with complaints about inspection. In September, we introduced independent scrutiny to …