Inspections Clinic: Mock childcare inspections

Jo Stephenson
Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Ofsted’s chief may have branded them a ‘waste of money’ but childcare providers and sector bodies tell Jo Stephenson that mock inspections offer vital preparation for when the inspectors do pay a visit.

Moderation meetings give settings an opportunity to reflect on practice before an Ofsted inspection takes place. Picture: Lordn/Adobe Stock
Moderation meetings give settings an opportunity to reflect on practice before an Ofsted inspection takes place. Picture: Lordn/Adobe Stock

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