Tag: ESFA

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An Essex college has received a second financial notice to improve in under six months by the Education and Skills Funding Agency. The notice for Epping Forest College,...
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The Education and Skills Funding Agency is beefing up its audit team amid mounting concerns about new providers entering the sector. It has launched a recruitment drive for...
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The Education and Skills Funding Agency has missed its own deadline to let providers know if they will be among the first to deliver T-levels. Providers who wanted...
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Leicester city council is the latest public body accused of diverting apprenticeship levy funding away from frontline learning via a brokerage-style deal with a third party. It awarded...
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A college that charged up to 57 per cent in management fees has been found to be attempting to use up £100,000 of skills funding with tactical subcontracting....
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The ESFA must enforce rules that are supposed to be putting a stop to wasteful short-term subcontracting. The example uncovered this week showed Stephenson College seeking to find...
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The director of Young People and former sixth-form college commissioner has been given the mammoth task of devolving the adult education budget, as part of a reshuffle at...
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The government claims to have finally fixed its malfunctioning apprenticeship payments reporting system, more than two weeks after it was first reported. FE Week reported last week that...
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The Education and Skills Funding Agency has finally sent providers long-delayed templates to let them declare their subcontracting fees. Individual lead providers previously had to publish their annual...
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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 will audit the results of its employer satisfaction survey for the first time, due to concerns over the way it is distributed by providers. The ESFA...