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.
National Director for Social Care, Yvette Stanley, discusses why good case recording is so important.
Yvette Stanley discusses Ofsted's work over the last year, and looks ahead to 2019.
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.
Yvette Stanley discusses the importance of effective Integrated Children's Systems (ICSs).
National Director for Social Care, Yvette Stanley, discusses what makes a good risk assessment.
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.