Ofsted is the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills. Ofsted inspect and regulate services that care for children and young people, and services providing education and skills for learners of all ages.
Every week, Ofsted carry out hundreds of inspections and regulatory visits throughout England and publish the results online. Ofsted help providers that are not yet of good standard to improve, monitor their progress and share with them the best practice found.
The goal of Ofsted is to achieve excellence in education and skills for learners of all ages, and in the care of children and young people.
Ofsted report directly to Parliament and are independent and impartial.