Consultation outcome

Joint targeted area inspections

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Joint Targeted Area Inspections: Consultation outcome, learning from the pilot inspection and next steps

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Joint Targeted Area Inspections: Consultation outcome, learning from the pilot inspection and next steps

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Detail of outcome

This report summarises the response to the proposals for Joint Targeted Area Inspections of services to evaluate how local agencies work together to protect children.

It also outlines the main learning points arising from the pilot inspection undertaken to test these proposals and the next steps the inspectorates plan to take.

Later in the report we summarise the response to proposals about whether Ofsted could use a version of the joint framework to undertake targeted inspections of local authorities.

Original consultation

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Summary

A joint consultation document from Ofsted, the Care Quality Commission, HMI Constabulary and HMI Probation.

Documents

Consultation document: Joint targeted area inspections

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Consultation questionnaire : Joint targeted area inspections

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Consultation document: Joint targeted area inspections

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Consultation questionnaire : Joint targeted area inspections

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Consultation description

This joint consultation is on the proposals for the delivery of joint targeted area inspections under section 20 of the Children Act 2004. Inspections under section 20 are arranged and led by Ofsted. Each of the inspectorates will continue their single agency programmes of inspections of child protection and/or safeguarding.

This is a joint endeavour between:

  • Ofsted
  • Care Quality Commission
  • Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary
  • Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Probation

The consultation document and questionnaire

The consultation questionnaire should be read in conjunction with the consultation document. Both documents can be downloaded from this page. Each document is available in two formats:

  • the Word version of the questionnaire can be filled in by hand or on your computer
  • the PDF version of the questionnaire can be filled in by hand

You can also download the consultation document in either format and then complete the online questionnaire.