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Changes to the way Ofsted inspects and reports

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Sean Harford

From September 2019, Ofsted is changing the way we inspect early years education and childcare, schools and further education colleges. Our National Director for Education, Sean Harford, discusses what parents, carers and learners can expect from our new inspections and reports.

Testing the draft education inspection framework: our early findings from pilot inspections

Children watching their teacher intentently studying some bugs outside in the garden under a wooden stump

This blog talks about some of the early findings from our pilot inspections under the draft education inspection framework that we are currently consulting on. This framework is scheduled to take effect from September 2019.