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Ofsted are responsible for:


  • maintained schools and academies, some independent schools, colleges, apprenticeship providers, prison education and many other educational institutions and programmes outside of higher education
  • childcare, local authorities, adoption and fostering agencies, initial teacher training and teacher development


  • a range of early years and children’s social care services, making sure they’re suitable for children and potentially vulnerable young people


  • publishing reports of our findings so they can be used to improve the overall quality of education and training
  • informing policymakers about the effectiveness of these services