Ofsted problems mount up over children's services inspections

Derren Hayes
Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Stretched resources, raised expectations and distrust among the social care sector are some of the problems to hit Ofsted recently. Children's services experts outline what the inspectorate needs to do to get back on track.

Stretched resources, a growing brief and a disconnect with children’s services have sparked concerns the Ofsted inspection system is not fit for purpose. Picture: Phil Adams
Stretched resources, a growing brief and a disconnect with children’s services have sparked concerns the Ofsted inspection system is not fit for purpose. Picture: Phil Adams

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