The Excellence Gateway Treasury
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If you find yourself in the Treasury, it’s because the resource you are looking for is slightly older, may make reference to organisations that no longer exist or contain incorrect contact details. However, many of these resources have stood the test of time and are greatly valued by the community, even though it is not possible to keep them up to date. These resources are retained for reference in the Treasury. Over time, the most dated resources will be retired.
You can browse and search the latest case studies through the Ofsted good practice examples section on the Excellence Gateway.
Our aim, in the Good Practice team, has always been to show you the best of what the sector has to offer. So when Ofsted inspectors find something particularly effective during their inspection work, we go back to find out what it is that makes it so good. From this information, we have created five very different resources to help you improve your own provision by learning from others.
A detailed analysis of what is behind key inspection strengths. Compare yourself to the best in the sector and use the health-check questions to find a new direction.
Hundreds of windows into the best of other providers' work. Most examples give you access to the providers' original files to help you start your quality improvement journey with confidence.
A comprehensive set of resources to get all of your staff involved in self assessment through professional discussion rather than form filling.
Unlock the professional knowledge of your staff using these key Professional Discussion Tools; covering data, initial ssessment and self assessment.
Training plans for staff development sessions to help you improve each step of your learner's journey and key aspects of leadership and management.
Imagine a list of all possible issues in the Learning and Skills Sector on one sheet of A3. A very valuable tool for exploring your provision for improvement themes.
View the latest Ofsted Arts survey, complete with video illustrations for each key finding.
Ofsted is seeking to reduce costs and will no longer produce tailsman as a print magazine. Subscribers are encouraged to email the editor, Michele Nevard, on email@example.com with ideas on how they would like to receive information on adult learning and skills.
You can find this page and download any referenced resources from the Excellence Gateway at http://www.excellencegateway.org.uk/goodpracticedatabase.
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