The Common Inspection Framework meets the requirements of the Learning and Skills
Act 2000. It sets out the principles applicable to the inspection of post-16 non
higher education and training carried out under Part lll of the Act.
Inspections are carried out by the Office for Standards in Education (Ofsted) and
the Adult Learning Inspectorate (ALI), which are now part of Ofsted.
the common inspection schedule
procedures in the case that the provision is inadequate
principles of inspection
a code of conduct for inspectors
a procedure for making complaints about inspection
The Common Inspection Framework can be downloaded from the Ofsted web site.