AEB

‘Frustrating’: ESFA extends ASF contracts 6 weeks before delivery

Providers will receive a rollover of their 2023/24 adult education allocation

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
AEB, Devolution

Combined authority ‘rewinds’ adult education budget tender after complaints

West Yorkshire Combined Authority said it had faced ‘substantial challenges’ to its contract awarding decisions

Josh Mellor
Josh Mellor
AEB, Devolution

London’s mayor pairs skills with business in new appointment

Howard Dawber will take over from Jules Pipe, who has overseen skills for eight years

Josh Mellor
Josh Mellor
AEB, Politics, Skills reform

DfE scales back ‘free courses for jobs’ offer 

Access will be restricted to adults earning below £25k in 2024/25

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
AEB, Devolution

Mayoral authorities can’t afford new national adult ed funding rates

Greater Manchester claims new rates would lead to 22% drop in learner volumes

Josh Mellor
Josh Mellor
AEB, Devolution, Ofsted

Manchester provider’s AEB contracts terminated early

Bootcamps contract also ended by combined authority but provider continues to deliver the scheme through its local council

Josh Mellor
Josh Mellor
AEB, Devolution

Budget 2024: AEB deals for 3 county councils

But nothing else new for FE and skills

Josh Mellor
Josh Mellor
AEB

DfE hands out extra AEB contract

National tender confusion and controversy mounts

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
AEB

National AEB contract allocations revealed

15 providers awarded max amounts - including 3 judged Ofsted 'requires improvement'

Billy Camden
Billy Camden