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Petition Subject all outside providers of educational materials to children to Ofsted.

Establish a framework for inspecting providers of: training to teachers & others dealing with children; activities with children; learning materials such as lesson plans. Empower Ofsted to certify providers to ensure they meet the framework standards. Limit public funding to certified providers.

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There is increasing use of outside providers especially in libraries, & in schools for RSE programmes. Schools reported recently to Ofsted they are bombarded with emails from potential providers & feel unable to know who is worth using. Even well known charities have been found to breach government guidelines. Some materials are valueless (with literacy & numeracy mismatched) & some activities age-inappropriate (monkeys with large penises in libraries). Certification is needed.

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