The Importance of Self-Evaluation

The purpose of this course is to help you understand what self-evaluation is, its key elements and the importance of self-evaluation when it comes to an Ofsted inspection.

Course description

Course content includes:

  • An introduction detailing why self-evaluation is important and why it should be included as part of a setting’s regular cycle of long-term planning.
  • Learn about the six key elements of self-evaluation which includes areas such as informed judgement, reflection, impact and more.
  • Details on different forms of self-evaluation, and how inspectors use this information when it comes to a setting’s inspection.
  • A look at what Ofsted expect when it comes to evidence that the provider is evaluating the quality of the provision.
  • Important information on action planning, including how self-evaluation is measured, and a useful action plan that you can download and use.


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You can buy this course from EduCare's online shop for £10.50 + VAT. You will need to register or log in to complete the purchase. You can purchase courses for up to ten people and allocate access to other learners. Discounts are available for purchasing for more than ten people please email us for a quote.

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This course is included in the Pre-school Learning Alliance membership training package which is FREE to access for all members. 

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Key features and benefits

Price £10.50

Max. Duration 1 Hours

Target Audience Early Years

  • Level 2 course (as graded against the nationally accepted levels, equivalent to GCSE grades A* - C)
  • One module with a multiple-choice questionnaire
  • One CPD credit*
  • Optional narration of the course module and questionnaire for accessibility
  • Personalised downloadable certificate
  • 70% pass mark
  • Printable modules for future reference

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EduCare is an important partner for the Alliance, they share our commitment to excellence. We are delighted to be working with them to deliver the best possible support we can offer to the early years sector.

Neil Leitch

CEO, Pre-school Learning Alliance