Why is Estyn undertaking joint inspections of non-maintained nursery settings with CSSIW?

We are undertaking joint inspections with CSSIW in order to make the inspection of non-maintained nurseries more efficient and effective.  It means that non-maintained nurseries receive only one joint inspection rather than two separate inspections undertaken separately by Estyn and CSSIW.  The joint arrangements also enable Estyn and CSSIW inspectors to share their knowledge and expertise across both organisations.