Thursday, 18 February 2010

Ofsted to privatise nursery inspections

'The inspection of nurseries and childcare in England is to be privatised, Ofsted has confirmed. The inspectorate for education and children's services is in the final stages of selecting private companies to run the checks. Tribal Group has been made the "preferred bidder" for one area of England, it is understood, but further announcements are expected. '
I received the above information yesterday via e-mail.
To be able to read more about this announcement, one has to register and login via these links. The registration is a three steps procedure as follows:

To be able to read any other information which is included on the list of announcements doesn’t require registration and login. I am not sure why one has to register and login to access this information where as the other links require no login at all.

The other announcements were:
56 Local Authorities Have Been Chosen To Pilot The Early Years Single Funding Formula

EYFS rules for playworkers threatens holiday provision

Linda Gilroy MP says ‘Shout out for a sure start’


Andrew Sutton said...

Gee, thanks, Judit, I manage usually not to know about such things nowadays.

What an excellent name for such a company, 'Tribal'. Sheer barbarism. I wonder what the others will b called.

Only ten minutes ago I blogged something of my own:

Nice one, Mária, It's not just Hungary that is down a rabbit hole!


Judit Szathmáry said...

At last nowadays more people began to recognise that there is no such thing as …‘that only happens over there!’ and it will not affect us over here.
The universe doesn’t work that way. Neither does the human body… nor the System of Conductive Education.

‘Rabbit holes’ are everywhere…once we stop reading the directions put in front of us “Doorknob: Read the directions and directly you will be directed in the right direction.” A in W
…soon enough we could find some interesting options for more satisfying answers and directions. The question is how many of us would dare?