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Added a new section under ‘Further education and skills provision’ about enhanced full inspections that we will carry out from September 2022. We will carry these out in FE colleges, sixth-form colleges and designated institutions, and there will be an additional sub-judgement on the contribution that the college is making to skills needs.
We have made 2 minor amends to the framework. The first sets out a new expectation that inspectors will agree safety protocols to ensure the inspection is completed in a COVID-secure way. The second highlights that inspection remit handbooks have been updated to reflect the COVID-19 context that education providers are operating in and the disruption the pandemic has caused to them.