ESFA Update 18th May

Latest from the ESFA including: 1. Action: apply for a grant to train a senior mental health lead; 2. Action: review of post-16 qualifications at level 3 and below in England; 3. Reminder: the coronavirus (COVID-19) 16 to 19 tuition fund 2022 to 2023 claim form; 4. Reminder: year-end forecast funding claim for 2021 to 2022; 5. Reminder: updating course directory with apprenticeship training offer; 6. Reminder: the coronavirus (COVID-19) workforce fund claim form is open; 7. Information: benchmarking tool for colleges based on finance records 2020 to 2021; 8. Information: removal of role in Manage your education and skills funding service; 9. Information: latest update on EQA reform progress; 10. Information: adult education budget (AEB) funding rules 2021 to 2022 update: National Skills Fund level 3 offer for 19 to 23-year-old learners.