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IfATE consultation on degree apprenticeships

IfATE (the Institute) has launched a consultation on degree apprenticeships. It sets out proposals to improve how degree apprenticeships are developed, approved, and work in practice for employers and apprentices. The Institute are proposing five specific…

Information: Public Sector Low Carbon Skills Fund

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy have launched a second phase of the Public Sector Low Carbon Skills Fund. Further details can be found on Salix’s website, and on GOV.UK. The scheme will open for applications…

DfE: vaccination and further education students

The JCVI has advised some under 18s can receive the COVID-19 vaccine. The COVID-19 vaccination is now available to everyone aged 18 (and those within 3 months of turning 18) and over. For those aged under…

ESFA: subcontracting standard now published

As part of the subcontracting reforms, the ESFA said they would develop and publish an ESFA subcontracting standard by 31 July 2021. The subcontracting standard has now been published and can be found on GOV.UK. The ESFA…

ESFA: qualification funding approval 2021 to 2022

This week the ESFA will publish the principles that we will use to approve qualifications for funding in the funding year 2021 to 2022. This guidance document brings together the approval principles and processes for qualifications funded…

ESFA: non-procured apprenticeship carry-in allocations

The ESFA will shortly be communicating allocations for non-procured apprenticeship carry-in for 2021 to 2022. Allocations will be issued via Manage your education and skills funding. Your funding agreement will be updated, and the ESFA advise you…

AELP Webinar: Functional Skills in maths and English

Maths and English are recognised as core subjects for focus because the level of attainment is generally low across the working population. The development of maths and English goes beyond the qualification requirements of learner programmes….

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