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Initial teacher education (ITE) inspection handbook

Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills
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Ofsted publication Initial Teacher Education (ITE) inspection handbook For use from September 2012 This handbook sets out the statutory basis and framework for ITE inspections in England from September 2012. It provides instructions and guidance for inspectors conducting inspections of ITE. It sets out what inspectors will do and what ITE partnerships can expect, and provides guidance for inspectors on making their judgements. Published: June 2012 Reference no: 120028 The Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills (Ofsted) regulates and inspects to achieve excellence in the care of children and young people, and in education and skills for learners of all ages. It regulates and inspects childcare and children's social care, and inspects the Children and Family Court Advisory Support Service (Cafcass), schools, colleges, initial teacher training, work-based learning and skills training, adult and community learning, and education and training in prisons and other secure establishments. It assesses council children’s services, and inspects services for looked after children, safeguarding and child protection. If you would like a copy of this document in a different format, such as large print or Braille, please telephone 0300 123 1231, or email [email protected] You may reuse this information (not including logos) free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government Licence. To view this licence, visit, write to the Information Policy Team, The National Archives, Kew, London TW9 4DU, or email: [email protected] This publication is available at Interested in our work? You can subscribe to our website for news, information and updates at Piccadilly Gate Store Street Manchester M1 2WD T: 0300 123 1231 Textphone:

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