Peter Mucklow, National Director of Young People at Education Funding Agency has written to the sector explaining funding for the academic year 2014 to 2015 for students aged 16 to 19 and high needs students aged 16 to 25.
The letter announces the national funding rates for post-16 institutions. It also confirms the mitigation of the reduction of 18 year old funding and touches upon the recent publication of the 16 to 19 Bursary Fund consultation report.
Other areas included in the letter are:
- student numbers and funding rates
- mathematics and English
- work experience
- free meals for disadvantaged students
- discretionary bursaries
- bursaries for students in vulnerable groups
- high needs students
- allocations process
- communicating with providers