Yvette Stanley, our National Director for Social Care, talks about why effective social work at the ‘pre-proceedings’ stage (the period before court proceedings begin in applications for care orders) is so important, and what our inspections tell us about it.
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National Director for Social Care, Yvette Stanley, discusses why good case recording is so important.
Jason Bradbury, Deputy Director for Data and Insight, discusses incident notifications from social care providers regulated by Ofsted.
Our specialist advisor for residential care, Helen Humphreys, discusses the common features of good and outstanding residential special schools.
Matthew Brazier, Ofsted's specialist advisor for looked after children, discusses our latest fostering statistics and what they tell us about the sector.
Yvette Stanley discusses Ofsted's work over the last year, and looks ahead to 2019.
Yvette Stanley talks about forthcoming joint inspection themes, including mental health, early intervention, and older children in need of help and protection.
Yvette Stanley discusses Ofsted's most recent Annual Report, and the picture for children's social care.
Yvette Stanley discusses our learning from annual engagement meetings.
Effective supervision is central to good social work practice, writes Yvette Stanley.