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Ofsted examples of good practice in further education and skills

Examples of good practice in further education and skills providers inspected by Ofsted.

Adult education

  1. Flexible learning programmes for childcare practitioners

    • Research and analysis

Apprenticeships and vocational training

  1. Creating a culture to sustain high apprenticeship performance

    • Research and analysis
  2. Creating a high-quality vocational experience for 14 to 16-year-olds

    • Research and analysis
  3. Making work placements work

    • Research and analysis
  4. Working with partners to increase recruitment to apprenticeships

    • Research and analysis
  5. Carefully designed vocational programmes

    • Research and analysis
  6. Engaging employers in designing a vocational curriculum

    • Research and analysis
  7. Employer engagement to benefit learners and businesses

    • Research and analysis

Art, crafts and design

  1. Building professional practice into A-level art and design courses

    • Research and analysis
  2. Using sketchbooks in an art foundation diploma

    • Research and analysis
  3. Developing high-level skills in upholstery and soft furnishings

    • Research and analysis

Disability and SEN

  1. Students with learning difficulties: an effective curriculum

    • Research and analysis
  2. Using sketchbooks in an art foundation diploma

    • Research and analysis
  3. Preparing learners with learning disabilities for work

    • Research and analysis

Economics, business and enterprise

  1. Enterprise: the key to success at Treviglas Community College

    • Research and analysis

Employability

  1. Helping women from disadvantaged backgrounds make new starts

    • Research and analysis
  2. Preparing vulnerable young people for employment

    • Research and analysis
  3. Employability courses designed to meet local skills shortages

    • Research and analysis

English

  1. Increasing provision in English and mathematics through planning

    • Research and analysis

Families

  1. Using football to educate young people and their families

    • Research and analysis

Family learning: a joint project with NIACE

  1. Excellent practice in family learning

    • Research and analysis
  2. Working with families in highly disadvantaged neighbourhoods

    • Research and analysis
  3. Developing and embedding mathematics in family learning

    • Research and analysis
  4. Promoting reading and maths, science and technology through Dr Who

    • Research and analysis
  5. Learning through London: Westminster adult education service

    • Research and analysis
  6. Promoting storytelling to families

    • Research and analysis
  7. Helping children and families use English as an additional language

    • Research and analysis

Hair & beauty, hospitality, catering

  1. Excellent training for hospitality and catering professionals

    • Research and analysis

Improving outcomes

  1. Enabling teachers to improve students' outcomes

    • Research and analysis
  2. Improving skills for vulnerable, disengaged young people

    • Research and analysis

Land-based education

  1. Good practice in land-based education and training

    • Research and analysis

Literacy, numeracy and EAL

  1. Working with employers to improve learners’ English at workplace

    • Research and analysis
  2. Helping children and families use English as an additional language

    • Research and analysis

Partnerships

  1. Outstanding outcomes in an initial teacher education provider

    • Research and analysis
  2. Getting to good: new 14-16 school partnerships

    • Research and analysis
  3. Collaborative curriculum design

    • Research and analysis

PSHE, citizenship, residential support

  1. Learning about healthy relationships, abuse and consent

    • Research and analysis
  2. Effective residential support for students

    • Research and analysis

STEM

  1. Professional development for STEM teachers

    • Research and analysis
  2. Promoting reading and maths, science and technology through Dr Who

    • Research and analysis
  3. Using technology creatively to develop students' understanding

    • Research and analysis

Student voice

  1. Improving teaching standards through listening to learners

    • Research and analysis
  2. Developing active communication skills: Royal College Manchester

    • Research and analysis
  3. Students’ right to make decisions: Royal College Manchester

    • Research and analysis