News: June 2019

Ofsted Update on Prevent and British Values

AELP Webinar Ofsted Update on Prevent and British Values Are you doing all you can to keep your learners safe from the risk of radicalisation and extremism? How effectively are you promoting British values? Date: Thursday,…

VocTech Impact 2017 bidding opens

Ufi is launching VocTech Impact 2017, its first funding call for this year, to promote digital solutions for vocational learning. Projects can apply for funding of £150,000 to £300,000, for projects of up to 18 months…

Princess Royal Training awards 2017 now open for nominations

The Princess Royal Training Awards is a new honour for employers in the UK who have created outstanding training and skills development programmes which have resulted in exceptional commercial benefits. Supported by the City and Guilds…

Latest Apprenticeship funding bands published

SFA have this week set out the funding bands that will apply for existing apprenticeship frameworks and apprenticeship standards from May 1st. They are available here.

AELP editorial – 13 January

By Mark Dawe, Chief Executive at AELP: Things are hotting up already. As I write this we are still waiting for confirmation of growth bids, Adult Education Budget (AEB) procurement, the QAR and minimum standards assessment…

EFA: High needs funding

Reminder: transferring learning difficulty assessments (LDAs) to education health care plans (EHCPs) Sections 4 and 7 of the high needs funding: operational guide 2016 to 2017 have been updated with important information for local authorities and…

EFA: post-16 allocation calculation toolkit (ACT)

By the end of Friday 13 January the EFA will have uploaded post-16 2017 to 2018 allocation calculation toolkits (ACT) for most further education institutions to EFA Information Exchange. The ACT is saved in the Document…

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