Following last weekend’s Big Conversation, Ofsted has confirmed that it would like to meet with representatives from the early years sector.





June O’Sullivan, who has spearheaded the campaign and hosted the London event at the London Early Years Foundation, said that Ofsted had contacted her to say that they are willing to hold meetings with providers.

She has drafted a letter to Ofsted from the early years sector on her blog, as a starting point for the mediation process.

Ms O’Sullivan is suggesting that there should be a meeting in each region, led by the chairs of each Big Conversation with the Ofsted regional lead, to feed back information gathered from the weekend, with case studies to highlight the issues and provide evidence for the need for changes to the inspection system. Read full article…