AEB

AEB business case outcomes delayed

Providers are waiting to see if they can hang on to underspent AEB funding

Fraser Whieldon
Fraser Whieldon
AEB

Most disadvantaged adults ‘least likely to participate’ in education, LWI finds

Only four in ten adults are aware free basic skills courses are available, the survey also discovered

Fraser Whieldon
Fraser Whieldon
AEB, Bootcamps, MCAs

DfE and mayors speed up efforts to tackle HGV driver shortage

Flexibilities are being brought in for national AEB delivery while driver apprenticeships are being fast-tracked

Fraser Whieldon
Fraser Whieldon
AEB, Procurement

DfE does ‘too much procurement’, top civil servant admits

Keith Smith signals the DfE is looking to move away from tendering for independent training providers.

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
AEB

Residential funding uplift is confirmed for this year

A national review of the funding uplift was launched in February 2020

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
AEB

ESFA accused of ‘hidden agenda’ as AEB providers reveal ‘horrendous’ bid rejections

The government has been accused of using the adult education budget tender process to “manoeuvre its hidden agenda” of...

Billy Camden
AEB

ESFA opens up claims against AEB clawback

Colleges facing adult education budget clawback have four weeks to make their case to keep the unused cash. Six...

Shane Chowen
AEB

Somerset Skills & Learning to make more redundancies after latest AEB tender debacle

Staff are being made redundant at a large community learning provider in Somerset after it was dealt yet another...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
AEB

ESFA U-turns and allows AEB clawback business cases

The Education and Skills Funding Agency has announced colleges will be allowed to submit business cases to avoid adult...

Fraser Whieldon
Fraser Whieldon