Articles from Education Skills Funding Agency (ESFA)

Apprenticeships: off-the-job training

How employers and training providers should meet the 20% off-the-job training requirement for apprentices, with some best practice examples. The guide, commitment statement, flowchart, and mythbuster have all been updated today (13 Sept).

New financial model for colleges to signal when financial health in decline

ESFA to simplify the way colleges submit their data ESFA are introducing a new way for colleges to submit their data which is set to help college governors, and the agency, spot signs of declining financial health and ensure preventative action can be taken at an earlier stage.

Changes to apprenticeship payments for September

Changes to #apprenticeship payments for September which do not affect providers getting payment and on the date expected The Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) has today (6 Sept) confirmed a change to the way apprenticeship payments are made for September.

The National Careers Service course directory is changing

The course directory is changing to make it easier for providers to add their course information. As part of the measures to make the course directory easier for providers to add their course information, providers will see: a new simple interface, fewer fields to complete and mandatory learning aim reference (LAR) codes.

£4.2m of funding for education and skills training providers opens

Opportunity for education and skills training providers to bid for European Social Funding in four Local Enterprise Partnership  areas