Measuring Apprenticeship Performance

One of the main judgements in the new OfSTED Inspection Framework 2019 is the need for education and training providers to demonstrate the impact of their apprenticeship curriculum. When inspectors evaluate the impact of the education provided by the provider, they will focus on what learners have learned, and the skills they have gained and […]

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Staff Professional Standards
staff professional standards

The staff performance module has been designed to support providers with staff development and management. It has been designed to allow providers to set objectives for members of staff and review them against these on a continual basis. As part of the staff performance management module, we have also included the ability for providers to […]

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Curriculum Planning Module: Released

We are delighted to announce that we released our curriculum planning module today. This is a major new feature to Stedfast and provider quality assurance. It has been developed to meet the new challenges that will be presented when the OfSTED Inspection Framework 2019 goes live in September. In the new inspection framework, apprenticeship providers […]

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OfSTED Inspection Curriculum Planning
ofsted curriculum planning

The new OfSTED Inspection Framework 2019 has been released for consultation and is causing some very real interest from education and training providers as the focus of delivery has shifted to focus more on the quality and content of delivery. Curriculum Planning The main change in the framework is with curriculum planning. OfSTED will want […]

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Staff Performance Management Module

We are delighted to announce that we will be releasing the staff performance management module today, 24th Jan 2019. This is a hugely beneficial module to education and training providers inspected by OfSTED as this is one of the key inspection areas. Staff Performance Management In the Effectiveness of Leadership and Management one of the […]

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Staff Performance Management Module

We are delighted to announce the first version of our Staff Performance Management module. This has been created to meet one of the OfSTED inspection areas for staff development and performance. Staff Performance In this first version of the module we have released the staff records, professional standards, CPD and certification elements. The staff review […]

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How to apply for ROATP
Applying on ROATP

The Education and Skills Funding Agency has reopened the Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers – ROATP and we thought it might be helpful to provide some guidance to organisations considering becoming involved in the delivery of Apprenticeships. What is ROATP ROATP is the ESFA’s portal that allows organisations to be entered onto the list of […]

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OfSTED Self Assessment Report
ofsted self assessment report

FE and training providers will have been notified yesterday that they need to submit the self assessment report by the end of January 2019 to OfSTED. It is important that the self assessment report and quality improvement plan are emailed  Do you have to submit a self assessment report to OfSTED? The answer is not […]

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Apprenticeship Quality Assurance
Apprenticeship Quality Assurance

Apprenticeship Quality Assurance It is vital that colleges and training providers consider apprenticeship quality assurance in all of their delivery activities. The underlying requirement is to meet the OfSTED inspection framework and be prepared for an OfSTED inspection. Using the OfSTED inspection guidance, providers will be able to identify the key requirements needed for apprenticeship […]

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FE and Apprenticeship Self Assessment Templates
fe and apprenticeship self assessment templates

A lot of FE and Apprenticeship providers start looking for self assessment templates at this time of year as OfSTED expects Self Assessment Reports and Quality Improvement Plans to be submitted in January. Using templates is fine but they don’t often address the key areas that OfSTED wants to see comment on. Using Stedfast as […]

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