Research and analysis

Education inspection framework: overview of research

These papers present the research evidence underpinning Ofsted's proposed education inspection framework.



We published our response to the education inspection framework consultation on 14 May 2019 together with the updated framework and handbooks.

Published 16 January 2019
Last updated 2 July 2019 + show all updates
  1. Added the full list of research references.

  2. Added a review of research on further education and skills and educational effectiveness.

  3. First published.