National adult education budget contracts renewed for 2022/23
Funding rules state 'you must not subcontract to meet short-term funding objectives'
Holders of the new adult education quality mark could get the edge on future bids for funding.
'Potential learners just haven’t been able to commit to signing up'
Colleges and providers that didn't meet last year's 90 per cent AEB threshold have had their business case outcomes....
Providers are waiting to see if they can hang on to underspent AEB funding
Only four in ten adults are aware free basic skills courses are available, the survey also discovered
Flexibilities are being brought in for national AEB delivery while driver apprenticeships are being fast-tracked
Keith Smith signals the DfE is looking to move away from tendering for independent training providers.