16-19 funding in 2020/21, preparing for ILR R04 and audit

16-19 funding in 2020/21, preparing for ILR R04 and audit

2 December 2019, 10:00 - 15:30

etc venues, Prospero House, 241 Borough High St, London, SE1 1GA

ESFA study programme funding for 16 to 19 year-olds (excluding apprenticeships) is changing again for 2020/21 and the double-act (Nick and Karl) are running a one-off workshop ahead of the critical ILR R04 data return. It is vital all MIS and funding staff understand the changes as well as the relationship between funding and data. For example, […]

Essential update - apprenticeship funding and rules for 2019/20 and beyond

Essential update – apprenticeship funding and rules for 2019/20 and beyond

4 December 2019, 10:00 - 15:30

etc venues, Prospero House, 241 Borough High St, London, SE1 1GA

For beginners and experts in apprenticeship funding, this workshop will focus on all the important features of funding and contracting for starts in 2019/20. This is a popular workshop so extra dates added. Here’s some feedback from the workshop in July: Karen Murphy-Ryan, Head of Apprenticeship Delivery from Coventry College wrote: “As usual extremely informative […]

Apprenticeship audit update - lessons from 2019

Apprenticeship audit update – lessons from 2019

9 December 2019, 10:00 - 15:30

etc venues, Prospero House, 241 Borough High St, London, SE1 1GA

The double act is back for a 2019 update! Join Nick Linford and ILR funding auditor Karl Bentley from RSM for this technical and in depth practical workshop – based on lessons from the new ESFA audits in the summer of 2019. Apprenticeship starts since May 2017 face a particular set of new ESFA audit […]

Apprenticeship audit update - lessons from 2019

Apprenticeship audit update – lessons from 2019

11 December 2019, 10:00 - 15:30

The Principal York, Station Road, York, YO24 1AA

The double act is back for a 2019 update! Join Nick Linford and ILR funding auditor Karl Bentley from RSM for this technical and in depth practical workshop – based on lessons from the new ESFA audits in the summer of 2019. Apprenticeship starts since May 2017 face a particular set of new ESFA audit […]

Ofsted's 'very different' apprenticeship inspection framework

Ofsted’s ‘very different’ apprenticeship inspection framework

17 December 2019, 10:00 - 15:30

etc venues, 155 Bishopsgate, Spitalfields, London EC2M 3YD

If you are responsible for apprenticeship quality and preparing for a visit from Ofsted, this is one of those ‘not to be missed’ training days. With an ‘insufficient progress’ from Ofsted now resulting in a freeze on starts, and a grade four for apprenticeships resulting in removal from the provider register and a new “very […]

AEB funding rules, rates, performance and profiling 2019/20

AEB funding rules, rates, performance and profiling 2019/20

18 December 2019, 10:00 - 15:30

etc venues, 8th floor, 11 Portland St, Manchester M1 3HU

In this technical workshop Nick Linford will take a detailed look at the key funding and eligibility elements of the ESFA’s Adult Education Budget (AEB) rules and rates for 2019/20. Nick will also share a dynamic AEB profiling calculator to support the creation of your own course file, as well as cover AEB performance policies (achievement […]