Teaching and Learning Quality Audit has been designed as an optional tool for Private, Voluntary, Community and Independent Childcare provisions working with the Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage (2014).

The tool kit is made up of 5 documents:

  • The Learning Environment
  • Planning
  • Interaction and Communication
  • Assessment
  • Leadership and Management

Please note: The Teaching and Learning Quality Audit does not replace referring to the Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage (2014), Ofsted guidance or legislation. It can be used with Development Matters and Early Years Outcomes.

If you are a new provision, the Teaching and Learning Quality Audit will allow you to:

  • Audit the quality of the Teaching and Learning in your setting
  • Work with documents such as Development Matters, Early Years Outcomes or any other child development documents
  • Plan a staff induction and training programme
  • Develop the staff supervision cycle
  • Implement an effective review and reflection cycle

If you are an established provision the Teaching and Learning Quality Audit will allow you to:

  • Review your provisions, processes and paperwork to support Teaching and Learning across your setting
  • Use sections of the Teaching and Learning Quality Audit for discussions within team and management meetings, to identify and develop training needs
  • Link to your settings staff supervision process
  • Identify areas of strength and areas for development within your review cycle
  • Identify areas to develop within your action plan and SEF

This Teaching and Learning Quality Audit can be used with the Welfare Requirement Tool Kit and used to support the document, Reflective questions for leaders and managers

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