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Further education area reviews: guidance for providers

Guidance about the area reviews of sixth-form and further education colleges and how to carry out recommendations.

Information about taking part in the post-16 education and training area reviews, for:

  • further education providers
  • sixth-form colleges
  • local enterprise partnerships
  • local authorities

You can also find information in the Further Education Commissioner’s letters about the area reviews.

Taking part in the reviews

  1. Further education area reviews: how they work

    • Guidance
  2. Further education area reviews: guidance for LEPs and LAs

    • Guidance
  3. Further education area reviews: standards colleges can expect

    • Guidance

Implementing review recommendations

  1. Further education area reviews: guidance on restructuring

    • Guidance
  2. Further education area reviews: transition grants

    • Form
  3. Further education area reviews: funding to restructure colleges

    • Form
  4. Convert to an academy: guide for sixth-form colleges

    • Guidance
  5. Further education area reviews: due diligence framework

    • Guidance