Further education financial management and data collection

Individualised Learner Record (ILR) and other learner data, capital transactions for sixth-form colleges, submitting accounts.

Services

  1. 16 to 18 traineeships and adult education budget growth requests

    Use this form to submit requests for increases to your 16 to 18 traineeships and adult education budget contract values for the 2017 to 2018 funding year.

  2. EFA and SFA suppliers' bank details form

    Form for suppliers to use to notify the Education Funding Agency and Skills Funding Agency of their bank details.

  3. Advanced learner loans facility requests

    Use the forms to submit requests for growth and new facilities for the 2017 to 2018 academic year.

  1. Sixth-form college capital transactions: forms

    Forms SF1 (significant disposals) and SFC2 (significant acquisitions) for capital transactions in sixth-form colleges.

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Guidance and regulation

  1. ILR specification, validation rules and appendices 2017 to 2018
  2. ILR specification, validation rules and appendices 2018 to 2019
  3. ESFA: Inform
  1. ILR guides and templates for 2017 to 2018

    • Guidance
    • Education and Skills Funding Agency
  2. Individualised Learner Record (ILR): check that data is accurate

    • Guidance
    • Education and Skills Funding Agency
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News and communications

  1. ESFA e-bulletin: 11 January 2018 (issue 202)

    • Education and Skills Funding Agency
    • Correspondence
  2. ESFA e-bulletin: 13 April 2017 (issue 170)

    • Closed organisation: Education Funding Agency and Education and Skills Funding Agency
    • Correspondence
  3. 2014 to 2015 data error checks and SFA support tools

    • Closed organisation: Skills Funding Agency
    • News story
  4. Sixth-Form College Commissioner: key financial indicators dashboard June 2015

    • Closed organisation: Education Funding Agency
    • Correspondence
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Policy and engagement

  1. Developing an insolvency regime for the further education and sixth-form sector
  1. Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill: European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) memorandum

    • Cabinet Office, Closed organisation: Department for Business, Innovation & Skills, Department for Education, HM Treasury, and UK Export Finance
    • Policy paper
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Transparency

  1. Uplift factors and postcode files

    • Education and Skills Funding Agency
    • Transparency
  2. The costs of providing levels 4 and 5 in further education

    • Department for Education
    • Research
  3. Continuing vocational training survey

    • Department for Education
    • Research
  4. Post-16 institutions omnibus: wave 4 survey

    • Department for Education
    • Research
  5. Decisions about A level class sizes

    • Department for Education
    • Research
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