The Chief Inspector’s Annual Report is published every January, and provides analysis and commentary on the performance of education and training in Wales during the previous academic year.
The 2011-2012 Annual Report's key issues include a focus on literacy and numeracy skills in schools as well as post-16 providers, with key recommendations.
Ann Keane, Chief Inspector, outlines the key findings from inspections and a commentary on the challenges facing education and training in Wales.
Literacy and numeracy, poverty and disadvantage, the Foundation Phase, the Welsh Baccalaureate and provision for 14-19 year-olds, and case studies.
Reporting on the outcome of the monitoring visits to schools and other providers, with case studies on how follow-up inspection activities are helping improvement.
An overview of performance and prospects, follow-up, outcomes, provision, leadership and management for each sector, including best practice case studies.
The advice provided to the Welsh Government on a range of themes, to help inform policy development and monitor progress.
Data on pupil performance in end-of-key-stage teacher assessments and examinations with a look at attendance, exclusions and young people not in education, employment or training.