Articles from Ofsted

Capacity in foster care stalling, despite rising demand

The number of fostering places and carers only increased slightly this year, despite demand being at its highest, new data shows.

Ofsted announces new early years inspection arrangements

@OfstedNews is to introduce a new, more proportionate and flexible approach to inspecting nurseries and childminders that will prioritise the inspection of providers rated less than good.

Findings from Ofsted visits in October

Amanda Spielman @OfstedNews discusses what we found in our visits to education and children’s social care providers during October:

Ofsted report into the impact of the pandemic across education settings

@OfstedNews: Children hardest hit by COVID-19 pandemic are regressing in  basic skills and learning  Ofsted has today (10 Nov) published its second report on the effects of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic across the sectors it inspects and regulates.

Amanda Spielman at National Children and Adult Services Conference 2020

@OfstedNews' Chief Inspector gave a speech at the online National Children and Adult Services (NCAS) Conference:


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