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.