16 January 2019 — Open consultation
Ofsted seeks your views on our proposals for changes to the education inspection framework from September 2019.
16 March 2019 — Speech
Ofsted’s Chief Inspector spoke at the ASCL (Association of School and College Leaders) Annual Conference 2019 in Birmingham.
13 March 2019 — Press release
Ofsted has published a new joint inspection framework for secure training centres (STCs) that promises to focus even more closely on those are judged inadequate.
12 March 2019 — Research and analysis
Ofsted carried out a research project on knife crime in education. This report sets out our findings and recommendations.
16 January 2019 — Guidance
Proposed inspection handbooks for early years, maintained schools and academies, non-association independent schools and further education and skills.
The draft education inspection framework for 2019 sets out how Ofsted proposes to inspect schools, further education and skills provision and registered early years settings.
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