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.
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, our National Director for Social Care, explains the difference between unregistered and unregulated provision for children.
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.
Our children's social care point-in-time surveys close on Sunday 9 of June - there's still time to give us your views!
Yvette Stanley, Ofsted's National Director for Social Care, discusses our new research into good decisions for looked after children.
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.
Yvette Stanley, Ofsted's National Director for Social Care, discusses the first year of our common inspection framework.
Matthew Brazier, Ofsted's specialist advisor for looked after children, discusses our latest fostering statistics and what they tell us about the sector.