Collection

Ofsted further education and skills survey reports

Ofsted survey and thematic reports for further education and skills.

Ofsted carries out an annual programme of subject and thematic surveys alongside its main inspection programme of providers.

The survey programme serves a range of purposes. Depending on the subject chosen, a survey provides an opportunity to focus on specific issues in greater detail than is possible during an institutional inspection. Alternatively, it may explore an aspect that falls outside the current inspection framework, or may sample provision in areas of our remit not currently subject to an inspection programme.

In surveys Ofsted can examine relationships between institutions and between providers and other agencies. Ofsted can evaluate the impact on providers and learners of recent policy developments.

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Documents

  1. The Prevent duty in further education and skills providers

    • Research and analysis
  2. Preparing learners with high needs for adult life

    • Research and analysis
  3. Apprenticeships: developing skills for future prosperity

    • Research and analysis
  4. Transforming 16 to 19 education and training

    • Research and analysis
  5. Virtual learning environments: resources for providers

    • Research and analysis
  6. Teaching, learning and assessment in further education and skills

    • Research and analysis
  7. Lessons from Foundation Learning for the 16 to 19 Study Programmes

    • Research and analysis
  8. Local accountability and autonomy in colleges

    • Research and analysis
  9. Access to youth work for young people with disabilities

    • Research and analysis
  10. Promoting enterprise in college vocational courses

    • Research and analysis
  11. Ensuring quality of apprenticeships and subcontracting arrangements

    • Research and analysis
  12. How colleges improve and sustain high performance

    • Research and analysis
  13. Skills for employment: assessing training and support

    • Research and analysis
  14. Apprenticeships: what successful providers are doing

    • Research and analysis
  15. Volunteering programmes for young people: how beneficial are they?

    • Research and analysis
  16. Improving science in further education and sixth form colleges

    • Research and analysis
  17. Young people with learning difficulties or disabilities: progression from school

    • Research and analysis
  18. Commissioning young people’s services: evaluation of approaches

    • Research and analysis
  19. Safeguarding in colleges: best practice

    • Research and analysis
  20. Tackling low numeracy skills in young people and adults

    • Research and analysis