Tag: Education and Skills Funding Agency

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The government’s apprenticeship payments report system has been broken for almost a week – and there’s no fix currently in sight. Complaints about the online system first appeared...
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Subcontracting fees and charges will be reviewed to ensure government funding is being used for “recognised costs”, the Education and Skills Funding Agency has revealed. “In the coming...
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The government has explained how employers which pay the apprenticeship levy will be able to transfer funds to other organisations from April for the first time. Large employers...
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The government has been accused of shocking double standards on transparency, admitting it probably won’t publish its long-delayed findings on subcontracting fees in time for parliamentary inquiry hearings....
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The ESFA has threatened to move the deadlines for individualised learner records (ILR) forward because it reckons too many providers submit on the last day. The threat has...
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Private training providers have once again proved themselves to be more popular with employers than colleges, according to government research – though the gap is narrowing. A huge...
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Courses for people in employment are once again allowed to use public funding, so long as they are taught outside the workplace, the Education and Skills Funding Agency...
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Colleges must publish vital 16-to-18 performance data by a strict December deadline, in a Department for Education crackdown apparently prompted by an FE Week investigation that uncovered widespread ignorance of...