Next Members’ meeting – Thursday 27 May 2021 at 1.30pm

The next meeting will be held on Thursday 27 May 2021; again this meeting will be a virtual meeting. On this occasion we will be using GoToMeeting again but we are investigating the use of alternative systems.

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ESFA: qualification achievement rates (QAR) 2017 to 2018 – provisional data window closing

The query window for the provisional QAR 2017 to 2018 data closes this week.

You have until 5pm on Friday 1 February to inform us of any concerns about how we have implemented our published methodology. You cannot request fixes or adjustments to your 2017 to 2018 individualised learner record (ILR) data.

If you have any queries with the provisional data, please complete a data query form, email this to the service desk at Please put ‘ESFA Business Operations QAR’ at the top of your query.

We republished the provisional QAR 2017 to 2018 data extracts and reports last week to resolve known issues. You can see your republished files as version 2 on the Hub.

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