Ofsted: Campus grades on the cards for 2020

A move to campus-level Ofsted grades for college groups is back on the cards and they could be introduced as soon as next September, FE Week can reveal.

The education watchdog will shortly meet with college leaders to discuss the move and a consultation will be run early in the new year.

Big college groups, including the likes of NCG and Luminate Education (formerly known as Leeds City College Group), said they would support the move, stating that it would be more useful for students, parents and employers “to see separate reports for their colleges”.

Liz Bromley, chief executive of NCG, said her group was “concerned that our college voices – with their variation in scale and size – may not get fair representation in a single, brief, group-level report”.

Read the full article Ofsted: Campus grades on the cards for 2020 

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