This report from Ofsted presents some of the common factors that have led to high performance in the work of 12 providers of work-based learning. It outlines the key challenges they faced on the journey to becoming outstanding and explains the ways in which they are seeking to sustain excellence. It includes profiles of the providers and leaders’ and managers’ views of the reasons for their success.
“Most of these outstanding providers have invested considerably in online systems to record and monitor learning. The providers report more effective tracking of learners’ progress and improved outcomes for them following the introduction of e-portfolios and online access to learning materials.”