FE inspection

15 January 2020

Ofsted has published a report on inspection outcomes in the FE and skills sector in England for the 2018/19 academic year. Included in the main findings of the report are the following: 
  • The proportion of general FE (GFE) colleges judged ‘good’ or ‘outstanding’ continued to increase.
  • The proportion of providers receiving an inspection or monitoring visit increased from 65% to 79%.
  • 465 providers were inspected or had a new provider monitoring visit for the first time.
  • 22% of providers that had received a new apprenticeship provider monitoring visit were judged to have made ‘inadequate progress’ in at least one area.

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