#OfstedBigConversation

North East

Early evening event Monday 25th April, Peterlee

 NETWORK WITH COLLEAGUES

MEET SENIOR OFSTED STAFF

Nick Hudson, Ofsted Regional Director, Helen Lane, Senior HMI, Jayne Utting EY HMI

NATIONAL PRIORITIES

Our local agenda is closely linked with national priorities identified across all regions:

  1. Ensuring inspections are fair, consistent and high quality
  2. Ensuring the revised inspection framework is fit for purpose
  3. Improving the complaints process
  4. Guaranteeing high calibre inspectors free from conflicts of interest
  5. Evaluating the impact of childminding agencies on inspection outcomes and childminder numbers.

Plus a watching brief on:

  • 30 month registration
  • Early Years Pupil Premium
  • British values
  • Children’s Centre and After School Club inspections
  • DfE changes to nominated person

What’s on the agenda

  • Good practice in transitions
  • Bringing inspections in-house
  • Early implementation of 30 hrs
  • Your questions for Ofsted

When and where
Monday 25th April 2016
Doors open 6pm
Lubetkin Theatre
East Durham College
Peterlee Campus
Willerby Grove
Peterlee
SR8 2RN

  • 18:00 – networking and nibbles
  • 18:30 -20:00 – presentations from Ofsted, Stockton on Tees Borough Council and local childcare providers
  • 20:00 – 20:30 – Q and A session, your chance to raise questions and share your thoughts with Ofsted

Places are limited – book today!

Click here to book

About Ofsted Big Conversation

The #OfstedBigConversation began lifeas an on-line discussion in May 2013, started by June O’Sullivan MBE in response to growing concerns about complaint triggered inspections.
It has since grown into a network of
regional steering groups, where early years colleagues come together to share experience and engage with Ofsted at a regional and national level.
These constructive discussions have
contributed to significant change in the last two years. Come along and be a part of the conversation.

OfstedBigConversation is a grass roots movement, started by and for the early years sector. It has no funding but lots of goodwill. A small charge will be made for this event to cover venue and catering costs.

Ticket Prices
Organisations – £12.00 per person

HERE ARE THE HIGHLIGHTS FROM OUR LATEST EVENT AND PRIORITIES IDENTIFIED IN THE NORTH EAST

Nick Hudson, Ofsted Director for Early Years and John Coleman Ofsted Senior HMI, met with 76 early years colleagues on 19th March 2015 to share news and views on inspection.

Ofsted presented an overview of outcomes in the North East region and introduced the new inspection framework currently being piloted. The full presentation can be accessed here

Read more…OBC North East Regional Update_April 15

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