Organisation

577 documents from Education and Skills Funding Agency

  • Regional winners from across the country are announced

    Regional winners in the National Apprenticeship Awards 2018 are being announced at 9 regional ceremonies taking place over the next 3 weeks.

  • Local authorities planning calendar

    A calendar for local authorities showing key dates for ESFA activities in the 2018 to 2019 financial year

  • Individualised learner record (ILR): check that data is accurate

    Information about the funding information system (FIS), to help further education (FE) providers validate ILR data.

  • Individualised Learner Record (ILR): sources of data

    Information about data sources for the individualised learner record (ILR) including the learning aim reference service (LARS) database.

  • ESFA Update: 19 September 2018

    Latest information and actions from the Education and Skills Funding Agency for academies, schools, colleges, local authorities and further education providers.

  • 16 to 19 funding: advanced maths premium

    The advanced maths premium is funding for additional students studying specified level 3 maths qualifications.

  • Letter to academy trust accounting officers September 2018

    Letter sent from Eileen Milner, chief executive of the Education and Skills Funding Agency, to academy trusts in September 2018.

  • Academies financial returns: online form registration

    Guide for academy trusts on how to register and set up the online forms for the budget forecast, accounts return and the land and buildings collection tool.

  • Academies land and buildings collection tool

    Guide to help academy trusts and diocesan users submit their land and buildings collection tool to the ESFA.

  • ESFA: current notices of concern

    Lists the colleges and training organisations with a notice of concern or serious breach under the ESFA approach to intervention.

  • Apprenticeship funding bands

    Sets out the funding bands that will apply for existing apprenticeship frameworks and apprenticeship standards.

  • Schools forum operational and good practice guide

    Information for local authorities, school leaders and governing bodies about their schools forum obligations and duties.

  • Closed: Financial health notice to improve: Epping Forest College

    A financial health notice to improve issued to Epping Forest College by the Education and Skills Funding Agency.

  • Closed: Quality notice to improve: Redcar and Cleveland College

    A quality notice to improve issued to Redcar and Cleveland College by the Education and Skills Funding Agency.

  • Closed: Financial control notice to improve: Epping Forest College

    A financial control notice to improve issued to Epping Forest College by the Education and Skills Funding Agency.

  • Financial health notice to improve: Vision West Nottinghamshire College

    A financial health notice to improve issued to Vision West Nottinghamshire College by the Education and Skills Funding Agency.

  • Further education area reviews: funding to restructure colleges

    Guidance and forms for further education colleges to apply for financial support from the government's restructuring facility.

  • Advanced learner loans facility requests

    Use the forms to submit requests for growth and new facilities for the 2018 to 2019 academic year.

  • Financial notice to improve: Engage Multi Academy Trust

    A financial notice to improve issued to Engage Multi Academy Trust by the Education and Skills Funding Agency.

  • Financial notice to improve: DRB Ignite Multi Academy Trust

    A financial notice to improve issued to DRB Ignite Multi Academy Trust by the Education and Skills Funding Agency.

  • Financial notice to improve: Teddington School

    A financial notice to improve issued to Teddington School by the Education & Skills Funding Agency.

  • Independent special schools and colleges

    Independent schools for pupils with special educational needs, including those approved under section 41 of the Children and Families Act.

  • 16 to 19 funding: free meals in further education funded institutions for 2018 to 2019

    Guidance to help provide free meals to disadvantaged 16 to 18 year old students in further education funded institutions.

  • Local authorities: 16 to 19 provision and maintained institutions with sixth form funds return 2017 to 2018

    Guide for local authorities making 16 to 19 provision and maintained institutions with sixth forms funds return relating to Education and Skills Funding Agency funding by 31 Oct 2018.

  • FE Choices learner satisfaction survey 2016 to 2017

    The survey captures learners’ experiences of their college or training organisation.

  • ESFA Update: 12 September 2018

    Latest information and actions from the Education and Skills Funding Agency for academies, schools, colleges, local authorities and further education providers.

  • Uplift factors and postcode files

    Reference data on area cost uplifts and disadvantage uplift factors for data and MI analysts and other interested parties to use with ESFA funding calculations.

  • Removal of apprenticeship frameworks

    A list of apprenticeship frameworks to be removed as part of the apprenticeship reform programme.

  • Get financial advice for schools

    A list of organisations that provide financial ‘health checks’ for schools, and advice on how to get the right supplier.

  • ESFA: course directory

    The course directory contains information on courses offered by learning providers who are contracted with the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA).

  • School design and construction

    Guidance documents and tools to assist with the design and construction of school buildings and grounds

  • Detailed design guidance

    Standards and guidance including acoustics, lighting, ventilation, thermal comfort, indoor air quality and energy use in school buildings.

  • Academy national non-domestic rates (NNDR) claims

    Information for academies about how to claim for national non-domestic rates (NNDR).

  • LRS organisational portal

    Guidance about accessing the LRS organisational portal and latest releases.

  • ESFA funding claims and reconciliation

    Information for education and skills training providers on submitting a funding claim to the ESFA for 2017 to 2018.

  • Financial notice to improve: Heathrow Aviation Engineering UTC

    A financial notice to improve issued to Heathrow Aviation Engineering UTC by the Education Funding Agency.

  • Financial notice to improve: Park House School

    A financial notice to improve issued to Park House School by the Education Funding Agency.

  • Financial notice to improve: Building Futures Enterprise Academy Trust

    A financial notice to improve issued to Building Futures Enterprise Academy Trust by the Education Funding Agency.

  • Academy trusts: information for new trusts

    Information that new academy trusts will need in their first period of opening.

  • Academies: information for new academies

    Information that new academies will need in their first period of opening.

  • Register of end-point assessment organisations

    Information for employers looking for an independent end-point assessment organisation and potential applicants to the register of apprentice assessment organisations.

  • ESFA: business update

    Business update is the Education and Skills Funding Agency’s monthly round-up of business-critical information and news for businesses.

  • Learning Records Service schedules

    Shows the scheduled maintenance dates for the LRS organisation portal and the uploading ILR/NPD achievement data testing.

  • National Apprenticeship Week 2019 date announced

    The date of the 12th annual National Apprenticeship Week - to take place in 2019 – has been announced and will run from 4 to 8 March 2019.

  • ESFA Update: 5 September 2018

    Latest information and actions from the Education and Skills Funding Agency for academies, schools, colleges, local authorities and further education providers.

  • Using the Learning Records Service

    Guides for Learner Registration Bodies and Awarding Organisations on how to use the LRS and manage event data challenges.

  • Academies payments information: remittance advice notes

    Information to help academies understand remittance advice notes which accompany funding payments.

  • Revenue funding: payments to academies

    This guide explains how academies are paid and how to change bank details.

  • Academies accounts return

    Information trusts to complete their accounts return.

  • ESFA: Inform

    Monthly e-news for MI managers, software writers and suppliers about FE data systems and reports, the ILR, open data and other data news.

  • Risk protection arrangement for academies: join and get support

    How academies can join the risk protection arrangement (RPA) instead of commercial insurance, what it covers and where they can get free professional advice.

  • Risk protection arrangement for academy trusts: membership rules

    The rules governing the risk protection arrangement (RPA) for academy trusts.

  • Condition Improvement Fund

    Information for academies and sixth-form colleges about the Condition Improvement Fund (CIF).

  • ESFA Update: 29 August 2018

    Latest information and actions from the Education and Skills Funding Agency for academies, schools, colleges, local authorities and further education providers.

  • ESFA financial assurance: monitoring the funding rules

    Lists the current areas that we are monitoring and working with the sector on during the course of the funding year.

  • Investigation report: the College of West Anglia

    An investigation report by the ESFA’s counter fraud and investigations team into concerns about the use of education provider funding.

  • Financial notice to improve: TBAP Trust

    This letter and its annex serve as a written notice to improve financial management, control and governance at the TBAP Trust

  • Employer guide to apprenticeships

    Information for employers showing the benefits of apprenticeships to their business.

  • Notes on acoustics, lighting and ventilation in schools

    Advice for building professionals involved in school building projects.

  • Ventilation, thermal comfort and indoor air quality in schools

    We're seeking views on proposed revisions to the building bulletin 101 (BB101) guidelines, to replace the 2006 edition.

  • BB 101: Ventilation, thermal comfort and indoor air quality 2018

    This Building Bulletin provides guidance on ventilation, thermal comfort and indoor air quality in schools

  • Building Bulletin 101: calculation tools

    School ventilation design tools for use with Building Bulletin 101

  • Advanced learner loans qualifications catalogue

    Lists the qualifications available for an advanced learner loan.

  • ESFA Update: 22 August 2018

    Latest information and actions from the Education and Skills Funding Agency for academies, schools, colleges, local authorities and further education providers.

  • ILR specification, validation rules and appendices 2018 to 2019

    Technical documents that define the ILR data that publicly funded providers must collect and return including ILR data returns calendar for 2018.

  • ILR guides and templates for 2018 to 2019

    Guidance to help providers meet the requirements for ILR data returns.

  • Funding guidance for young people: ILR funding returns

    Advice about individualised learner record (ILR) funding returns for institutions funded by the ESFA.

  • Advice: funding regulations for post-16 provision

    Advice about post-16 funding regulations.

  • Financial notice to improve: St Neots Learning Partnership

    A financial notice to improve issued to St Neots Learning Partnership by the Education and Skills Funding Agency.

  • Specification of apprenticeship standards for England (SASE)

    Sets out the minimum requirements for the inclusion of an apprenticeship programme in a recognised English apprenticeship framework.

  • Removal from register of apprenticeship training providers

    How the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) will intervene with apprenticeship training providers that are graded inadequate by Ofsted.

  • ILR standard file specifications and reference data

    These documents specify how and when learner data collected is presented for analysis.

  • ESFA Update: 15 August 2018

    Latest information and actions from the Education and Skills Funding Agency for academies, schools, colleges, local authorities and further education providers.

  • Support schools to maximise their resources and budgets

    ESFA tender for organisations to supply, manage and accredit Schools Resource Management Advisers (SRMAs)

  • How to return ILR final funding claims to the ESFA

    Information for institutions who are required to make a ESFA final funding claim return for academic year 2017 to 2018.

  • Dedicated schools grant assurance: guidance for local authorities

    Guidance for chief financial officers on completing and returning the annual assurance statement to the Education and Skills Funding Agency.

  • Minimum standards 2017 to 2018

    How the ESFA will apply minimum standards for 2017 to 2018 to all age apprenticeships and adult (19+) education and training.

  • Advanced learner loans funding rules 2018 to 2019

    Sets out the rules for provision funded by learners through advanced learner loans.

  • LRS: web services for management information system developers

    Learning Records Service (LRS) web services provide system-to-system communications over a network.

  • College funding: early intervention and prevention

    Describes how the ESFA will engage with sixth-form colleges and general further education colleges who are at risk of failure.

  • Apprenticeship funding and performance management rules 2018 to 2019

    The rules that will apply to all apprenticeship provision funded by the ESFA.

  • Apprenticeship service transition, acting on user feedback

    Our aim is for all employers to take more ownership of their apprenticeships and access the full range of high quality training provision on offer.

  • Apprenticeships: subcontracting

    Using subcontractors in the delivery of apprenticeships, with some illustrative examples.

  • Learning aim class codes

    Sets out the details the classification and coding system to be used to record non-regulated activity in the Individualised Learner Record (ILR) for 2018 to 2019.

  • ESFA Update: 8 August 2018

    Latest information and actions from the Education and Skills Funding Agency for academies, schools, colleges, local authorities and further education providers.

  • National Apprenticeship Awards 2018 regional finalists announced

    Finalists from a wide range of industries and occupations are progressing to the next stage of the National Apprenticeship Awards.

  • Funding allocations to training providers: 2016 to 2017

    Funding values for colleges, training organisations, local authorities and employers with a contract for 2016 to 2017.

  • Subcontracting: using funding to offer education and training

    Information for providers of adult education and training services, including apprenticeships and traineeships on subcontracting ESFA funding.

  • Using the apprenticeship brand

    Brand guidelines and logos for employers and training providers to use on marketing materials promoting apprenticeships.

  • Financial notice to improve: The Robert Smyth Academy Trust

    A financial notice to improve issued to The Robert Smyth Academy Trust by the Education Funding Agency.

  • Selective Schools Expansion Fund

    Information for academies and local authority maintained schools which are fully or partially selective, about the Selective Schools Expansion Fund (SSEF).

  • Academies finance and assurance steering group terms of reference

    Terms of reference for ESFA's academies finance and assurance steering group for the 2018 to 2019 academic year.

  • Apprenticeship agreement: template

    This agreement must be signed by the apprentice and the employer at the start of the apprenticeship.

  • FE data library: community learning

    Information on community learning through skills for life qualifications by participation and achievements.

  • Funding allocations to training providers: 2017 to 2018

    Funding values for colleges, training organisations, local authorities and employers with a contract for 2017 to 2018.

  • ESFA Update: 1 August 2018

    Latest information and actions from the Education and Skills Funding Agency for academies, schools, colleges, local authorities and further education providers.

  • Qualifications: eligible for public funding

    The policy and processes the Education and Skills Funding Agency uses to make qualifications eligible for public funding.

  • How to complete the authority proforma tool (APT)

    Information for local authorities about how to use the authority proforma tool (APT).

  • Pre-16 schools funding: guidance for 2019 to 2020

    Guidance for local authorities and schools on revenue funding for 2019 to 2020 financial year.

  • 16 to 19 funding: large programme uplift

    Information on the large programme uplift