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Funding for academic year 2019 to 2020 for students and learners aged over 16

A letter to post-16 education providers explaining the funding for academic year 2019 to 2020.

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Letter to post-16 education providers explaining the funding for academic year 2019 to 2020

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Peter Mucklow, Further Education Director at Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), has written to post-16 institutions explaining funding for the academic year 2019 to 2020.

Areas included in the letter are:

Funding for young people

  • national base rates for 16 to 19 funding
  • supporting growth in maths
  • maths and English condition of funding
  • student support
  • T Levels
  • high needs students
  • formula protection funding
  • lagged student numbers
  • tables and timelines – funding for academic year 2019 to 2020 for: students aged 16 to 19; students aged 19 to 25 with an education, health and care (EHC) plan

Funding for adults

  • adult education budget (AEB) allocations and devolution
  • European Social Fund
  • advanced learner loans
  • further education reforms
  • consultation on improving adult basic digital skills
  • tables and timelines – funding for academic year 2019 to 2020 for: learners aged 19+ and apprenticeships

Cross-cutting funding

  • apprenticeship non-levy contract extension
  • Higher education (HE) institutions returning HESA data
  • Insolvency Regime for further education and sixth-form colleges
  • independent training providers: oversight
  • learner transfers
  • enquiry services
Published 12 December 2018