New research from Ofsted looks at subcontracting in further education and skills and relevant aspects of inspection practice.


Subcontracting in further education and skills

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Ofsted is responsible for inspecting the quality of education within further education and skills. However, we do not directly inspect subcontracted provision. This research allowed us to learn more about subcontractors and the provision they deliver while, at the same time, explore how our current approach to inspection is working.

Published 16 September 2020