Management Guide: Common Inspection Framework

A five-part series on Ofsted's new inspection framework which runs across early years, schools and further education colleges

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Common inspection framework: part 1 - Common ground?

Ofsted's new inspection framework comes in this September. In the first of a four-part series, the Pre-School Learning Alliance's Michael Freeston offers an overview of what providers can expect.

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Common Inspection Framework: Part 2 - Compare and contrast

In the second part of a series on Ofsted's new framework, the Pre-School Learning Alliance's Michael Freeston picks through the paperwork and asks what inspections will look like...

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Common Inspection Framework: Part 3 - Delving into the detail

In the third part of our series on the Common Inspection Framework, The Pre-School Learning Alliance's Michael Freeston provides an indepth comparison of past and current criteria....

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Common Inspection Framework: Part 4 - Bite-sized guide

How are key areas such as safeguarding going to be inspected under the new framework? In the final part of this series, the Pre-School Learning Alliance's Michael Freeston breaks...

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Common Inspection Framework: Part 5 - Under the Spotlight

What does inspection actually feel like under Ofsted’s new framework? Hannah Crown speaks to three nurseries for their thoughts on the key changes in emphasis