Learndirect rated ‘inadequate’ in Ofsted report | BBC News | toomanysusans

Training company Learndirect has been branded by Ofsted as “inadequate” – the worst rating the watchdog can give.

Inspectors found not enough learners achieved the skills and qualifications to progress in work and education.

It also found teaching performance was not managed well by the firm, which has more than 70,000 trainees in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Learndirect, which had tried to block the report’s release, said it did not accurately reflect its performance.

The company, which is one of the UK’s largest adult training providers, had obtained an injunction against…

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Injunction lifted on critical Ofsted report | BBC News | toomanysusans

The future of one of the UK’s largest adult-training providers is in question after it failed to block publication of a critical report by Ofsted inspectors.

Learndirect had obtained an injunction against publication but this was lifted by the High Court on Monday.

The report, which will be published on Thursday, is likely to highlight “ineffetive” managers and high non-completion rates among students.

The company said it was “extremely disappointed” with the verdict.

It is understood the Sheffield-based company, which offers apprenticeships and adult training to thousands of trainees…

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Learndirect rated ‘inadequate’ in Ofsted report | BBC News | toomanysusans

Training company Learndirect has been branded by Ofsted as “inadequate” – the worst rating the watchdog can give.

Inspectors found not enough learners achieved the skills and qualifications to progress in work and education.

It also found teaching performance was not managed well by the firm, which has more than 70,000 trainees in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Learndirect, which had tried to block the report’s release, said it did not accurately reflect its performance.

The company, which is one of the UK’s largest adult training providers, had obtained an injunction against…

Continue reading at:

http://ift.tt/2fOsz58

Injunction lifted on critical Ofsted report | BBC News | toomanysusans

The future of one of the UK’s largest adult-training providers is in question after it failed to block publication of a critical report by Ofsted inspectors.

Learndirect had obtained an injunction against publication but this was lifted by the High Court on Monday.

The report, which will be published on Thursday, is likely to highlight “ineffetive” managers and high non-completion rates among students.

The company said it was “extremely disappointed” with the verdict.

It is understood the Sheffield-based company, which offers apprenticeships and adult training to thousands of trainees…

Continue reading at:

http://ift.tt/2uLHKCG