Our thematic reports distil our nationwide perspective on education and training into helpful, informative policy advice and are used to monitor progress. We also contribute to a number of education working groups.
Each year the Education Minister asks the Chief Inspector for advice on a range of themes in relation to education and training to help inform policy development and to monitor progress.
The documents below provide an annual summary of findings from our national thematic reports.
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Provision for young carers in secondary schools, further education colleges and pupil referral units across Wales 20 May 2019
This report evaluates the quality of provision made for young carers in secondary schools, PRUs and colleges in Wales. It identifies strategies to support providers in improving... Read more
Provision for secondary school-aged Gypsy, Roma and Traveller pupils 03 Apr 2019
This report evaluates the quality and provision for secondary aged Gypsy, Roma and Traveller pupils and how this has developed since previous Estyn reports, particularly Estyn’s 2011 report.
Summary of findings from our national thematic reviews 2018 20 Dec 2018
We’ve collated the main findings and recommendations from last year’s thematic reports for easy reference.