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The number of fostering places and carers only increased slightly this year, despite demand being at its highest, new data shows.
A new approach to inspecting early years providers will give good and outstanding providers more consistency while prioritising providers rated less than good.
Ofsted has today published its second report on the effects of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic across the sectors it inspects and regulates.
Amanda Spielman discusses what we found in our visits to education and children’s social care providers during October.
Ofsted's Chief Inspector gave a speech at the online National Children and Adult Services (NCAS) Conference.
Ofsted’s study highlights the importance of getting foster matches right for children’s futures, as well as keeping foster carers in the system.
We've launched a new consultation on how we plan to inspect Cafcass from 2021: stakeholders can give their views until 11 November.
Ofsted has published the first reports on how schools and children’s homes are addressing the needs of children at this time.
Amanda Spielman discusses what we found in our first visits to education and children’s social care providers during September.
Updates for inspectors and stakeholders with the latest information and guidance about Ofsted's inspection work in schools and early education settings.
Ofsted has published new research looking at subcontractors in the further education and skills sector.
Ofsted and the National Governance Association (NGA) publish a study that shows the business of school governance has continued throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) will start carrying out visits to local areas from October.
Ofsted will be visiting schools and further education and skills providers this autumn term.
Amanda Spielman will chair a new board committee at Ofqual until the end of 2020.
Ofsted will begin visits to local authorities and children's social care providers from September 2020.
Ofsted will start carrying out visits to some nurseries and childminders from September 2020.
Ofsted has published statistics on private and voluntary providers of children’s homes and independent fostering agencies (IFAs).
Ofsted revises post-inspection processes and complaints handling to bring about greater consistency across its work.
The latest YouGov survey, published on the same day as our annual report and accounts, found that Ofsted's inspection reports are well-received by parents.
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