Guidance

ESFA financial assurance: monitoring the funding rules

Sets out the details of the monitoring work for providing financial assurance for the apprenticeships, adult education budget including traineeships and advanced learner loans funding systems.

We will publish the next set of data in the post-16 monitoring reports dashboard on:

18 August 2021

Post 16 monitoring report dates
28 September 2021
05 November 2021

Monitoring the funding rules 2020 to 2021

Financial assurance: monitoring the funding rules for post-16 funding for 2020 to 2021

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Post-16 monitoring reports dashboard user guide 2020 to 2021

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Post-16 monitoring reports: known issues 2020 to 2021

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Monitoring the funding rules 2019 to 2020

Financial assurance: monitoring the funding rules for post-16 funding for 2019 to 2020

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Funding monitoring reports: user guide 2019 to 2020

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Funding monitoring reports: known issues 2019 to 2020

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Further information

Post-16 monitoring dashboard user guide

We have produced a video to support users in viewing and exporting data from the post-16 monitoring dashboard.

We will provide further videos as required to answer common queries, or to highlight tips and tricks when using the dashboard.

Contact us

For all queries about funding reports please contact us using the online enquiry form.

Published 26 September 2018
Last updated 16 June 2021 + show all updates
  1. We have updated the 2020 to 2021 known issues log because we have resolved issues 7 and 8 and added a new and resolved issue 9. Please review the new data and correct any errors as necessary. We have also updated the user guide and plan.

  2. A new known issues report for 2020 to 2021 has been added.

  3. We added a video to help users view and export data from the post-16 monitoring dashboard.

  4. We have published the post-16 monitoring reports: known issues 2020 to 2021.

  5. We have added the 'funding monitoring reports user guide' for 2020 to 2021.

  6. We have confirmed the dates on which we will publish the post-16 monitoring reports throughout the 2020 to 2021 academic year, we have also highlighted in the call out box the next scheduled publication date so providers know when to expect the reports

  7. We have updated the Monitoring the funding rules for 2020 to 2021 document to clarify that new submission reports and validation rules will be available from R02

  8. We have published the financial assurance: monitoring the funding rules for post-16 funding 2020 to 2021 document

  9. We have updated the 2019 to 2020 known issues report

  10. We have added the Funding monitoring reports: User Guide 2019 to 2020 and the Funding monitoring reports: known issues 2019 to 2020 document

  11. We have published the financial assurance: monitoring the funding rules for post-16 funding for 2019 to 2020 guide.

  12. We have updated the funding monitoring reports: known issues 2018 to 2019.

  13. We have updated the funding monitoring reports: known issues 2018 to 2019 document.

  14. Updated the funding monitoring reports known issues 2018 to 2019.

  15. We've added a link to ESFA Update further education 3 April 2019.

  16. Updated the funding monitoring reports known issues 2018 to 2019.

  17. We have published the funding monitoring reports: known issues 2018 to 2019 guidance.

  18. Updated the financial assurance: monitoring the funding rules for apprenticeships and adult skills for 2018 to 2019 and added the funding monitoring reports user guide 2018 to 2019.

  19. First published.