Articles from Ofsted

How the education inspection framework #EIF was developed by reviewing existing research on educational effectiveness

Daniel Muijs, Ofsted’s Deputy Director, Research and Evaluation, summarises the reasons for carrying out research at Ofsted:

How can #EdTech help ‘stuck’ schools in ‘left behind’ areas improve?

Fight or flight? Raising expectations of children and parents, high standards for teachers and tackling bad behaviour 415 schools in England are ‘stuck’ in a cycle of low performance and need better and more tailored support to improve, a new Ofsted report has found.

Research into further education subcontracting launched

Ofsted is launching a new research project to look at the subcontracting landscape within further education #FE Subcontracting remains a popular option for FE providers. Last academic year, subcontracting accounted for around £650 million in government funding on adult learning and apprenticeship provision and also fully or partially funded courses for over 25,000 students aged 16 to 19 at hundreds of subcontractors.

What does the new education inspection framework mean for further education and skills providers?

What our new education inspection framework (EIF) means for further education and skills providers. As most of you will be aware, we introduced our new EIF on 1 September. Thanks to all of you who took time to respond to our consultation, which was well received and helped us to confirm our proposals or modify them as necessary.

Home education: a choice or last resort?

Home education is often being chosen by parents of children with complex needs as a last resort Children leaving secondary school to be home-educated often have complex needs and some make the move as a last resort rather than a preferred choice, new research by Ofsted has revealed.

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