Social care commentaries

Ofsted's National Director of Social Care, Eleanor Schooling, writes about major issues in children's services in a series of articles.

These commentaries allow Eleanor Schooling to share her thoughts on different aspects of our children’s services. These are based on emerging inspection evidence, first hand observations and the considered views of those working in the system.

You can also read commentaries from Ofsted’s Chief Inspector.


Published 3 November 2016
Last updated 9 January 2018 + show all updates
  1. January 2018 commentary published.
  2. December 2017 commentary published.
  3. October 2017 commentary published.
  4. February monthly commentary added.
  5. December 2016 commentary published.
  6. First published.