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What is an Estyn inspection?

What is an Estyn inspection?

We inspect quality and standards in education and training providers in Wales. We are responsible for inspecting: nursery schools and settings that are maintained by, or receive funding from, local authorities. primary schools.

How long does it take for Estyn report?

We publish all school and non-maintained nursery inspection reports 45 working days from the first day of inspection. We publish post-16 inspection reports within 70 working days of the last day of inspection. Please visit our inspection schedule for a list of forthcoming reports.

What is the equivalent of Ofsted in Wales?

Care Inspectorate Wales
In Wales the regulator and inspectorate for childcare is Care Inspectorate Wales, in England Ofsted. Care Inspectorate Wales (CIW) regulates and inspects childcare based on these minimum standards.

Is Estyn independent?

The word Estyn means ‘to reach out’ and ‘to stretch’ in Welsh. We’re independent of the Welsh Parliament but funded by the Welsh Government (under Section 104 of the Government of Wales Act 1998).

How often are Estyn inspections?

We will inspect providers at least once in the eight-year period, although the date of their next inspection is not linked to the date of their previous inspection.

Why is Estyn important?

Estyn’s principal aim is to raise the standards and quality education and training in Wales. This is primarily set out in the Learning and Skills Act 2000 and the Education Act 2005.

How often are Estyn reports?

What are the four purposes of learning?

The four purposes are that all children and young people will be: Ambitious, capable learners who are ready to learn throughout their lives. Enterprising, creative contributors who are ready to play a full part in life and work. Ethical, informed citizens who are ready to be citizens of Wales and the world.

What does Cssiw stand for?

Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales
On 15 January 2018 the Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales (CSSIW) changed its name to Care Inspectorate Wales (CIW).

When was Estyn established?


What regulates Estyn?

We inspect education and training in Wales. Our vision is to improve the quality of education and training and outcomes for all learners in Wales.

Who is Ofsted UK?

Ofsted is the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills. We inspect services providing education and skills for learners of all ages. We also inspect and regulate services that care for children and young people.