Ofsted would like to hear your views about how they operate. Please take part in this survey!

Ofsted – The Big Listen – we want to hear your views!

The National Centre for Social Research (NatCen) is carrying out a short survey on behalf of Ofsted. We want to hear from parents/carers of children who are under 18 years old. It should only take around 10 minutes to complete. We are interested in views of Ofsted, including Ofsted’s inspection, regulation and reporting practices. We really want to hear from a wide range of parents and carers, even if you don’t have strong opinions about Ofsted, or haven’t had any experience of Ofsted.
Please click on the following link to find out more or take part in the survey:
survey.natcen.ac.uk/TheBigListen
You can look at our Taking Part webpage for more information about the research, and our Privacy Notice for what will happen to any information you give. Links to these webpages are also included in the survey.

Who we are
The National Centre for Social Research (NatCen) is responsible for carrying out this research with parents and carers. NatCen is Britain’s largest social research organisation. We have delivered research for many government, regulatory, and public bodies, and have expertise in carrying out research with the public to inform strategic decision-making in policy and practice. We are a non-profit organisation, independent of government departments and political parties.Contact us
If you have any questions about the research NatCen is conducting as part of the Big Listen, or have trouble accessing the survey, please contact the research team via email at thebiglisten@natcen.ac.uk.If you would like to confirm the authenticity of this research please see Ofsted’s webpage detailing the two organisations commissioned to help with Ofsted’s Big Listen: https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/ofsted-big-listen/independent-research-surveys-providers-and-settingsThank you so much for your help with this vital independent research as part of the Big Listen.

Kind regards,

The NatCen Big Listen research team

Prospective Parents

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