We’re fast approaching the time when we can accept applications to register as supported accommodation providers. This is a whole new area of work for Ofsted, providing important regulatory safeguards for children. Over the last year, we’ve been busy getting ready – recruiting inspectors, developing our registration guidance (due to be published soon), and planning ahead for beginning inspections in 2024.
Yvette Stanley, our National Director Regulation and Social Care, discusses the progress we have made in our plans for regulating supported accommodation, as we seek to recruit inspectors. In December 2021, Amanda Spielman agreed to the government’s request that …
Yvette Stanley discusses our new research, published last week. Last week, we were pleased to launch our report, ‘Ready or not’, on the views and experiences of children in care aged 16 and 17 and care leavers on their preparation …
During National Care Leavers' Week, Yvette Stanley, our National Lead for Regulation and Social Care, discusses our forthcoming research publication on planning for leaving care.
Dr Donna Brown, Head of Research, on our care leavers survey and forthcoming research project.
Our National Director for Regulation and Social Care, Yvette Stanley, discusses the Independent Care Review and considers the burning issues faced by Josh MacAlister and his team.
Our National Director for Regulation and Social Care, Yvette Stanley, on Christmas in care and a challenging year.
Yvette Stanley, Ofsted’s National Director for Regulation and Social Care, reflects on National Care Leavers Week.
In this blog, Yvette Stanley, our National Director for Social Care, talks about this week’s Care Experienced Conference reports.