Do you feel that inspections in Early Years settings are necessary and help to shape good practice?
Ofsted aims to achieve excellence in the care of children and in education and skills for learners of all ages. Registered childcare can be varied and parents and carers need reassurance in the effectiveness of each individual setting.
- 24% said Yes, the inspection process is a supportive framework.
- 23% said No, regulation of Early Years providers is not consistent.
- 53% said Maybe, recognition of good practice is always welcome, but sometimes the whole process makes practitioners nervous.