Updated: Consultation outcome and next steps published.
This consultation seeks your views on proposed changes across Ofsted’s inspections of children’s social care. It has 4 parts:
- principles for children’s social care inspections
- a new approach to inspections of local authority children’s services from 2018
- a new common inspection framework for social care establishments, agencies, boarding schools and residential special schools from April 2017
- changes to inspections of independent fostering agencies