Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Reducing Burdens on Education Sector

26th June 2020

FE COVID Guidance
Guidance & H&S Assessment
6th January 2022

ESFA Oversight for ITPs

Operational Guidance

1st April 2019

FE & Skills Ofsted Inspections & Outcome MI Sep 18-Aug 19

Published 10th May 2019

Education and Sills Funding Agency (ESFA) Update
Update: 15th June 2022

Apprenticeship Training Provider Accountability Framework
February 2022

Further Education Inspection Handbook (Ofsted)
Revision & Changes
9th February 2022

ESFA Assurance Works Post 16 Funding

Common Findings

11th June 2019

ESFA Financial Assurance Monitoring

Funding Rules

24th Mayl 2019

Qualifications Achievement Rates (QAR)


9th January 2019

ESFA financial assurance:

monitoring the funding rules

27th February 2019

Advanced learner Loans 

Qualifications Catalogue

27th March 2019

19+ Funding Allocations


12th December 2018

AEB Funding Rates & Formula


7th March 2019

AEB Funding Rules


7th March 2019

FE & Skills Ofsted Inspection MI

September 2018 - December 2018

10th January 2019

Subcontractor Declaration Full List 

Update Published

5th November 2018

ESFA Financial Monitoring Rules


23rd January 2019

Institute of Directors (IoD)

Director of the Year Awards 2018

Debbie Gardiner MBE

National Finalist Non-Executive of the Year 2018

13th July 2018

ESFA Financial Assurance

Monitoring the funding rules 2018 to 2019

26th September 2018

Ofsted Annual Report


4th December 2018

Labour Market

Impact of progressing more learners to L3

6th December 2018

AEB Devolution 

Guide published

7th November 2018

FE & Skills Inspections & Outcomes

Management information December 2015 to August 2018

10th August 2018

Qualification Achievement Rates & Minimum Standards

Updates Published

14th August 2018

Devolution of Adult Education Functions

Transition year, memorandum of understanding

10th August 2018

Students Praise Quality of Colleges & Training Providers

Anne Milton MP celebrates high quality training

20th July 2018

FE & Skills Ofsted Inspection Handbook 

Minor clarifications in sections 11, 19, 33 & 110

26th November 2018

Removal from RoATP - Ofsted Grade 4

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16th August 2018

Advanced learning Loans Funding Rules

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14th August 2018

ESFA Funding Rates and Formula

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8th August 2018

External Assurance on Subcontracting Controls

Two guidance document published today

27th June 2018

Social Mobility and Opportunity Areas

Policy Papers

7th August 2018

Advanced Learner Loans (ESFA) Update

Updated 21/02/18 Advanced Learner Loans Catalogue - 21st March 2018

Advanced Learner Loans Funding & Performance Management Rules (Aug18-July19) 31st May 2018

Social Mobility - Damien Hinds boost....

Speech set the Vision

31st July 2018

Adult Education Budget (AEB)

Funding & Performance management Rules published for 2018-19

25th July 2018

ESFA Privacy Notice May 2018

ESFA Privacy Notice

24th May 2018

FE Choices Learner Satisfaction Survey 

2018 published

19th July  2018

Ofsted FE and Skills Provider Leaflets

Short Inspections 

Full Inspections 

23rd May 2018

Department for Education (DfE) Single Departmental Plan   

DfE sets out its objectives and how it is going to deliver them

23rd May 2018

DfE Announce Multi-Million Pound Fund for Adult Learning

A new £11.7million fund investing in a range of 32 innovative projects to help more adults back into the classroom and learning new skills has been announced by Skills Minister Anne Milton today

29th March 2018

UK Teacher Wins Global Teacher Prize

Andria Zafirakou, an art and textiles teacher at a North London school, is the 2018 recipient of the Global Teacher Prize. Zafirakou was awarded a $1 million (£720,000) prize and is the first winner from the UK.

Debbie Gardiner MBE collects her Honour from HRH the  Prince of Wales

15th March 2018, Debbie Gardiner MBE collected her 2018 New Year's Honour from HRH the Prince of Wales at Buckingham Palace. Debbie was accompanied by her husband Barrie, daughter Donna and son Daniel. After the formal ceremony they headed over to bbar for lunch with friends and family.

DfE Complaints Procedure

Update published

30th July  2018