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ESFA Update further education: 3 March 2021

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ESFA Update academies: 3 March 2021

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ESFA Update local authorities: 3 March 2021

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Further education

Informationoutcome of consultation on arrangements for exams and assessments in 2021
Informationfunctional Skills Assessments in apprenticeships
Informationtimeline extended for external quality assurance transition
Informationupdate on mobile network operators offering free data for FE
InformationApril risk-based cash flow template return for colleges
InformationDepartment of Health and Social Care delivery of face coverings to support contingency stock
Informationtraineeship incentive payment claim process – work placement postcode clarification
InformationFurther Education Capital Transformation Fund: Extension of the Stage 1 deadline for bid applications to 22 March
InformationNational Skills Fund – level 3 adult offer
Informationmonitoring post-16 funding
Informationwebinar for training providers - an overview of the apprenticeship service user journeys
Informationhow education settings can take part in the Protect Duty consultation

Academies

Actionget Help Buying for Schools consultation
Informationoutcome of consultation on arrangements for exams and assessments in 2021
Informationconsultation on changes to schools NFF sparsity factor in 2022 to 2023 
Informationhow education settings can take part in the Protect Duty consultation
InformationEarly Careers Framework (ECF) reforms 
Informationmonitoring post-16 funding
InformationESFA communities – online discussion forum
InformationManaging the School Estate Summit, 24 March 2021 

Local authorities

Actionget Help Buying for Schools consultation 
Informationconsultation on changes to schools NFF sparsity factor in 2022 to 2023 
Informationhow education settings can take part in the Protect Duty consultation
InformationEarly Careers Framework (ECF) reforms 
Informationmonitoring post-16 funding
InformationESFA communities – online discussion forum 
Informationmanaging the School Estate Summit, 24 March 2021
Published 3 March 2021