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Are you Ready for Your Inspection? (two sessions)

Event code EYC 20/167 
Event description This course, run by The Education People is accredited by the CPD Certification Service. The course has reached required Continuing Professional Development standards and benchmarks and the learning value has been scrutinised to ensure integrity and quality. The CPD Certification Services provides recognised independent CPD accreditation.

This course supports Early Years Managers and Leaders in understanding the current Ofsted inspection framework. Using the Ofsted documentation it explores the main elements of the inspection process and provides you with the opportunity to reflect on your current practice and provision in preparation for inspection.

"A better understanding of the new framework and gave my Deputy and myself ideas and areas we can improve on. We feel more confident about our next inspection and what the inspector will be looking for." delegate evaluation

"I now have an insight into the Ofsted Inspection process and I am more familiar with the documentation that informs the inspection process. I have evaluated our current practice and provision in preparation for our next inspection" delegate evaluation

Delegates must have access to their own copy of:
Early Years Inspection Handbook September 2019
Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation stage 2017
Inspecting safeguarding in the early years, education and skills settings September 2019

Delegates may also be interested in other courses to support the quality of practice:
Unlocking Outstanding Potential
Supervision and Appraisals
Performance Management
Ofsted Education Inspection Framework (EIF) - Quality of Education
Ofsted Education Inspection Framework (EIF) - Leadership and Management

This event will run as 2 interactive zoom sessions. Confirmed delegates will be e-mailed the links 24 hours prior to each session. Please ensure you are able to access zoom at least 1 hour prior to the sessions. Please note that zoom courses are not recorded.

If you have not used zoom before and require helpful tips, we recommend having a look at these:
How to join a Zoom meeting for delegates
Join a test meeting to familiarise yourself 
Training objectives - Understand the Ofsted inspection process
- Know and understand the documentation that informs the inspection process
- Evaluate current practice and provision in relation to the inspection process. 
Key stages
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Subject areas EYFS General
Target audience
Childminder - Eligible / Childminder - Registered / Childminder Assistant / Early Years Practitioner / Early Years Setting Manager
target audience
Qualification level
Zoom course, use own computer, XXX XXX map
Training Provider The Education People - CPD Member Accreditation
Admin contact Victoria Parker (
Tracy Howard / Tracey Wilson
Part of SLA? No
Kent LA cost
Other LA/Academy cost
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Number of credits 0
Funding information This event is chargeable
20% VAT will be added at point of invoice
Start date Wednesday 2 December 2020
Times 09:30-12:30
Number of sessions This event has 2 sessions. Click here to view session information.