Risk Assessment Module Release

We are delighted to announce that we have just released the new risk assessment module in Stedfast. This is an important feature as it allows education and training providers to create, manage and review all of their risk assessments. One of the key items of documentation that OfSTED looks for in an inspection is that […]

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OfSTED Inspecting further education and skills providers

OfSTED has published a number of updates to their guidance for the inspection of further education and skills providers. One of the areas that we thought might be interesting to focus on in a bit more detail was the list of information that OfSTED expects further education and skills providers to have available at the […]

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Curriculum Focus for OfSTED

Amanda Spielman, OfSTED’s Chief Inspector, has made it clear that there should be a significant shift from focusing on outcomes for learners to a more rounded curriculum. This is an important shift in inspection focus as it moves away from merely looking at exam or test results to actually what is being delivered to learners. Curriculum […]

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Apprenticeship Standard Programme Reviews

How do you plan your apprenticeship standards programmes? How do you review the quality of these programmes? How can you demonstrate that the learners are benefiting from your delivery? We have developed Stedfast to allow organisations delivering apprenticeships to plan, manage and review their programmes. Using the published outcomes from apprenticeship standards, users are able to […]

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Apprenticeship Funding
Apprenticeship Funding

Anyone in receipt of apprenticeship funding will need to consider the levels of quality assurance and compliance. If you have successfully navigated ROATP and have become approved as a provider and can access apprenticeship funding then you will need to understand the compliance that goes with it. Apprenticeship Funding Compliance The first thing you will need […]

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Managing Risk Assessment in FE & WBL

It has become clear to us having read some recent OfSTED reports and also working on the Prevent Guidance framework on Stedfast that there needs to be greater focus on risk assessment. As a result we will be releasing a new Stedfast module next Monday – 23rd November – which will allow organisations to manage […]

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