Large online educators face £10k bill for Ofsted accreditation visits

The watchdog has warned the online education sector is currently ‘completely unregulated’

Ofsted will charge large online education providers a £10,000 visit fee under a new accreditation scheme set to launch next year.

The watchdog has today released a consultation on how it should fulfil its role as the quality assurance body for the Department for Education’s online education accreditation scheme.

It has also released a draft handbook setting out its proposed approach, which includes assessing providers’ cybersecurity arrangements, methods of delivery and suitability checks of proprietors.

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