News: January 2020

Three new products from Sean Errington

Safeguarding We have developed two Safeguarding products to support your work building and developing learner understanding of a wide range of Safeguarding issues. The products are sets of Safeguarding Scenarios (series 1 and 2). Click here for…

ESFA: in-year qualification achievement rates for 2018 to 2019

The ESFA are planning to release the R12 in-year Qualification Achievement Rates (QARs) data for 2018 to 2019 on Thursday 29th August 2019, on both the Hub and dashboard through the View Your Education Data portal. The in-year…

Participating in the official workforce survey of ITPs

Last week’s Digest informed members that the Department for Education is conducting a survey of the education and training workforce in Independent Training Providers – the first of its kind.  It has the full support of…

Summary of AELP Annual Conference 2019 now available online

A succinct summary of the plenary sessions at the AELP Annual Conference 2019 is now available online.  Ranging from Anne Milton’s last speech as skills minister to a host of other presentations on topical subjects, all…

ESFA non-levy roadshows start soon

This is a reminder that ‘main providers’ currently listed on the Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers have been invited to register for one of four roadshows that will be taking place in September, in London (5th),…

Important reminder – new Functional Skills changeover

The last registration date for the legacy functional skills qualifications is 31 August. After August all learners will need to be enrolled on the new functional skills qualifications so it is worth providers double-checking enrolments on…

New version of RoATP application guidance published

There are still a number of existing providers who have yet to submit an application as part of the RoATP refresh process.  They are advised to follow the latest version of the ESFA’s application guidance which…

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