OfSTED Online Self Assessment

We are moving into the time of year where a few things start to happen; the days will become shorter, there will be talk of Christmas (too early) and education and training providers will start the self-assessment and quality improvement cycle in preparation for submission to OfSTED in January. Many organisations will do this the […]

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What is OfSTED expecting in a Self Assessment Report?

Getting your self-assessment report and quality improvement plan right is vital. It is vital because it should be used as working document to ensure your provisions is of a high quality but it is also vital because you need to submit it to OfSTED and it needs to be immediately available if you are notified […]

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Using Stedfast for FE Self Assessment and Quality Improvement Planning

Ensuring robust self-assessment is vital to any apprenticeship training organisation. It gives the organisation the ability to identify what is being done well and what needs to be improved. It also gives OfSTED the confidence that the organisation is working to their inspection standards. However, for many organisations that development and management of the self-assessment […]

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Quality Assurance Frameworks

We were reading the article in FE Week with Paul Joyce (Deputy Director FE & Skills) with some interest as the Common Inspection Framework 2015 has now been in use for a couple of months and already there are certain themes that are appearing. Quality Assurance Frameworks Quality assurance frameworks are incredibly useful. A framework […]

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