Date: 27 April 2017
Ofsted expects FE colleges to ensure that all Study Programme students participate in high-quality Work-Related Learning. But how is this panning out in real-world inspections?
To find out, we've taken a look at all FE inspection reports that were released last half term, searching for 12 common keywords that relate to Work-Related provision. The results are very interesting, with the info below showing how many times a few of these keywords appear in Ofsted reports:
Note: This data is taken from the 21 full FE inspection reports published between 22/2/17 and 21/04/17
Looking in detail at the reports, we would suggest that Ofsted is strongly focussing on the following 4 key areas:
We'd be happy to share the full data sheet associated with this research, that includes information on 12 Work-Related Learning keywords - click here if you would like to download this.
Additionally, if you would like to find out more about how we could support your college to meet Ofsted requirements, including through our comprehensive Work-Related Learning platform, Navigate, please get in touch.