Yvette Stanley, Ofsted’s National Director for Social Care, talks about the financial pressures faced by local authorities, and the impact on child protection and wider services for children and families.
Yvette Stanley discusses Ofsted's work over the last year, and looks ahead to 2019.
Yvette Stanley discusses our learning from annual engagement meetings.
Yvette Stanley discusses the importance of effective Integrated Children's Systems (ICSs).
Jason Bradbury, Ofsted's Deputy Director, Data and Insight, on children's homes and the picture painted by the latest annual data.
Yvette Stanley blogs on the Joint Targeted Area Inspection (JTAI) programme which began over two years ago.
Yvette Stanley blogs about the new system of social care inspection, ILACS.
I’m delighted to have this opportunity to communicate with you in my new role as Ofsted’s National Director for Social Care. With week 1 under my belt, I’d like to talk a bit about what matters most to me and what my focus will be, moving forward.
Today we published our annual fostering data: ‘Fostering in England – 2016-17’. As ever, we are grateful to all the agencies and local authorities for the time they have taken to collect and share their data with us.
This week I went to the National Learning Conference, part of the Government’s Social Work Innovation Programme - a great event to be part of.