它一直在擴充範圍（英國單位何其複雜！）：原先 Ofsted代表.The Office for Standards in Education,
不過，即將包括成人教育等而改稱The Office for Standards in Education, Children Services and Skills 。只是簡稱Ofsted. 未變。
Children Services and Skills but it will continue to be known as Ofsted is the inspectorate for children and learners in England. It is our job to contribute to the provision of better education and care through effective inspection and regulation.
We achieve this through a comprehensive system of inspection and regulation, covering childcare, schools, colleges, children's services, teacher training and youth work. Each week, we carry out hundreds of inspections and regulatory visits, helping professionals in education and childcare make a difference to the lives of children and young people.
We are a non-ministerial government department accountable to Parliament. Our independence means you can rely on us for impartial information about the quality of education and care.
From April 2007 Ofsted's remit will be expanded to include the children's services work of the Commission for Social Care Inspection (CSCI), together with the Children and Families Court Advisory and Support Service (CAFCASS) inspection remit of Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Court Administration (HMICA) and the inspection work of the Adult Learning Inspectorate (ALI). The organisation's full title will change to The Office for Standards in Education, Children Services and Skills but it will continue to be known as Ofsted.remit (AREA) Show phonetics
noun [C usually singular]
the area which a person or group of people in authority has responsibility for or control over:
The remit of this official inquiry is to investigate the reasons for the accident.
remit ━━ n. , 〔英〕 （委員会等への）付託事項.