Inspection of further education and skills providers

How Ofsted supports and inspects teaching and training. Minimum standards for schools and colleges, inspection handbook, pre-registration inspections.

Guidance and regulation

  1. Inspecting further education and skills: guide for providers
  2. Further education and skills inspection handbook
  3. Using Ofsted’s inspection data summary report (IDSR): 16 to 19
  4. SFA financial assurance: funding higher-risk organisations and subcontractors
  5. ESFA: early termination of funding agreement - list of organisations
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Better inspection for all
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Further education and skills FOI request datasets: 2015 and 2016
  2. Review of post-16 provision in North East Norfolk and North Suffolk
  3. Further education and skills FOI request datasets: 2013 and 2014
  4. Ofsted Annual Report 2009/10
  5. Ofsted Annual Report 2008/09
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