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Common Inspection Framework

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 CIFcomprises:



The Common Inspection Framework can be downloaded from the Ofsted web site.




Quality improvement




Common Inspection Framework


Learning and Skills Improvement Service


QIA Excellence Gateway


Framework for Excellence