Explains changes to the approach for calculating QSRs, which are used to assess the quality of publicly-funded provision.
SFA - the effects of the changes to qualification success rate methodologies in 2013
Prior to 2013 to 2014 success rates were calculated using different methodologies for each of the different strands of further education provision.
In the 2013 to 2014 academic year the success rate methodologies have been aligned to give a consistent method of calculation across all provision areas.
This paper describes the effect on success rates reported in the Further Education & Skills Statistical First Release (SFR) and the National Success Rate Tables (NSRT) due to the changes.
Qualification success rates: rationale for the method to be used from 2013 to 2014
This document provides information about the rationale for making the changes to the approach for calculating QSR and other changes as outlined in the business rules document.