According to ‘Under 5’s’, the magazine of the Pre-school Learning Alliance, the number of early years providers judged ‘inadequate’ more than doubled in the last academic year. agfluide.com Neil Leitch, the Alliance chief executive commented that, ‘Ofsted has repeatedly attributed the steady decline in outcomes…to the new tougher approach to inspections, but ‘raising the bar’ without providing any additional practical support is surely a recipe for disaster.
At a time when the government is planning to remove the duty of local authorities to Cheap Oakleys Sunglasses Outlet provide vital support, training and advice to providers judged ‘good’ or better….we are concerned that little, if anything, is being done to buck this downwards trend.
Providers need to be adequately supported if they are to improve quality, or maintain existing high standards.’
What are your thoughts on this? And how does this impact on your own role in promoting good practice?