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Ofsted's remit

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Last updated on 22 March 2017
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What are Ofsted’s responsibilities? We look at the role of Ofsted as an inspector and regulator, and explain that it does not have any regulation-making powers. We also look at examples of areas which fall outside of Ofsted’s remit.

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  1. 1 Responsibilities
  2. 2 Independence and impartiality
  3. 3 No regulation-making powers
  4. 4 Areas outside of Ofsted’s remit: examples

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