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West Midlands OBC Open Meeting 11.05.2018

Report:  A successful Regional Open Meeting was held at Birmingham City Football Ground on 11th May 2018. The event was well attended with 190 delegates including: Gill Jones, Ofsted Deputy Director of Early Years Lorna Fiyzjohn, Ofsted West Midlands Regional Director Several HMI’s and Ofsted Inspectors Please see, below, the various documents and presentations from …

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Ofsted agrees regional meetings with childcare sector

By Derren Hayes, Children and Young People Now Childcare providers and workers across England are to be given the opportunity to regularly meet Ofsted officials to air their concerns about the regulator’s approach to inspections. Many early years providers complain that they have had settings downgraded by Ofsted. The regional meetings plan has been committed …

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June’s Blog: The #OfstedBigConversation: Consistency, Transparency and Easy Access to Information

On Friday, 50 lively people came to Marsham St, the headquarters of the London Early Years Foundation, to kick off the #OfstedBigConversation and share their time, expertise and stories. Colleagues came from as far as Worcestershire, Oxfordshire, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Essex. Colleagues included childminders, nursery managers and practitioners, school teachers, local authority advisors, CEO and …

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