Each year Tribal conducts hundreds of quality reviews in colleges and vocational settings and has worked with national and regional agencies around the world to support the implementation and delivery of inspection and quality improvement frameworks and protocols.

We are a leading provider of inspection, review and evaluation services to education and training providers.  We support scheduling, administration and data management for inspections and reviews, and we have a rigorous quality assurance process which ensures that all inspection and review reports are of the highest quality.


In April 2015 Tribal introduced its Inspector Endorsement Programme so that every associate deployed to conduct inspections on our behalf will have undertaken a significant amount of CPD and assessment.  Through this rigorous and comprehensive endorsement process we have enhanced the calibre of our team of inspectors, bringing in more inspectors with recent experience of leading and improving colleges and work-based learning.

Want to speak to us?

Review and Evaluation Services: Kathryn Harris kathryn.harris@tribalgroup.com

Ofsted Early Years: eyinspection.queries@tribalgroup.com

Middle East: Simon Peters simon.peters@tribalgroup.com

USA: Tim Boyce tim.boyce@tribalgroup.com

Our services include:

Development of review and monitoring services and associated frameworks

Conducting reviews in colleges and workplaces

Reviewing, analysing and recommending improvements to teaching, learning, and leadership

Conducting curricula reviews

Designing CPD frameworks

Developing CPD materials including participants’ guides, trainers’ guides, and presentation materials

Current and Recent Projects

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Saudi Skills Standards

Tribal worked closely with Saudi Skills Standards on this 1-yer pilot project to establish an institutional review process for the Technical and Vocational Education sector. Tribal was involved in creating the original framework of the review system as well as the training of local staff to become reviewers. During the course of the year we conducted 41 college reviews.

Tribal customers include:

United Kingdom


Acorn Care and Education

National Skills Academy for Rail (NSAR)

Education Training Foundation (ETF)


Middle East

Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC)

Bahrain, Tamkeen

Qatar Foundation

Tatweer Company for Educational Services (T4EDU), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

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