Schools Ornisains

OFSTED             Unit 11 Task 2C (lo 4.3)          
Ofsted are the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills. They report directly to Parliament and they are independent and impartial.   Ofsted inspect and regulate services which care for children and young people, and those providing education and skills for learners of all ages. Every week, Ofsted carry out hundreds of inspections and regulatory visits throughout England, and publish the results on their website. The reports Ofsted obtain can be found on their website ( )   The aim of all this work is to promote improvement and value for money in the services we   inspect and regulate, so that children and young people, parents and carers, adult learners and employers benefit.
    Ofsted’s priorities Ofsted’s Values
    Better outcomes Putting children & learners first
Better inspection and regulation                         Achieve excellence
Better public involvement                                 Value people’s differences
Better ways of working                                   Behaving with integrity

What Ofsted do
Ofsted’s team of inspectors, analysts, statisticians and other specialists areas drawn from the former Adult Learning Inspectorate (ALI), the Commission for Social Care Inspection (CSCI), the office of Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Court Administration (HMICA) and the former Office of Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Schools (Ofsted).
We are responsible for the regulation and inspection of:
  * childcare providers
  * fostering and adoption agencies and children’s homes
  * the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service (Cafcass)
  * local authority services for children and young people
  * all state-maintained and some independent schools
  * further education providers
  * initial teacher training
  * all publicly funded and some privately funded adult education and training, including...