The ESFA has reconfigured its weekly news publications with new separate new versions of ‘Update’ for FE, Local Authorities and Academies. The e-bulletin has been discontinued. The first edition of ESFA Update for Further Education can be seen here and includes:
1. Action: invitation to express an interest to deliver a T Level in construction, design, surveying and planning in the 2020 to 2021 academic year; 2. Information: Qualification Achievement Rates (QAR) dataset production specification documents for 2017 to 2018; 3. Information: Advanced Learner Loans funding rules updated; 4. Information: adult education budget funding rules updated; 5. Information: DfE T Level consultation; 6. Information: T Level data collection is now open; 7. Information: T Level occupational maps consultation; 8. Information: T Level outline content; 9. Information: providers delivering T Levels in the 2020 to 2021 academic year.