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ESFA weekly round-up – Issue 387

ESFA weekly round-up - Issue 385

Education & Skills Funding Agency’s weekly round-up of business-critical information to ESFA-funded colleges, other training organisations and direct grant employers. (17 Jan 2018). 

New funding monitoring reports published

ESFA have published the full suite of funding monitoring reports on the Hub to support the financial assurance: monitoring the funding rules 2017 to 2018 plan.

Please review these reports to ensure your data is recorded accurately.

ESFA have also published the funding monitoring reports user guide which explains how to access the reports and correct your data if required. It also details the action they will take to rectify any identified funding issues at year-end.

For further information, please contact the service desk.

2017 to 2018 advanced learner loans performance management point 2

The growth and new facility request forms for advanced learner loans are now available.

Completed request forms must be sent to [email protected] before 5pm on Friday 26 January 2018.

Providers must submit a growth request to be considered for an increase.

For further information, please refer to the advanced learner loans funding and performance management rules 2017 to 2018.

16 to 18 traineeships and adult education budget growth requests

You are now able to submit requests for increases to your 16 to 18 traineeships and Adult Education Budget contract value for the academic year 2017 to 2018.

Please forward completed growth request forms to Provider Performance Management before 5pm on Friday 26 January.

For further information or related queries, please contact your provider manager.

Input to ESFA customer experience

Last year, as part of their continued customer experience work, ESFA held interviews and workshops with a range of customers.

In order to consider feedback and to enhance customer experience, they have set up improvement projects. As ESFA progress these projects they want to talk with you again and will be doing 45 minute telephone interviews between 26 February to 9 March.

ESFA are also developing their online reference group and will be using this more to test their plans, ideas and services with you in a quick and simple way.

If you are interested in being interviewed or joining the online group please email: [email protected]

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