Decision details

Community and Adult Skills Programmes 2019-2020

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Decision:

Cllr Lynden Stowe, Cabinet Member for Economy, Skills and Growth, sought approval to enter into a funding agreement with the Education and Skills Funding Agency for the purpose of funding the delivery of Community Learning and Adult Skills Programmes during the 2019-202 academic year.

 

Having considered all of the information, including known proposals, alternative options and reasons for recommendations, Cabinet noted the report and,

 

RESOLVED to

 

Authorise the Director of Education to:    

 

1.    Enter into a funding agreement with the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) under which the council shall receive ESFA funding for the purpose of delivering Community Learning and Adult Skills Programmes for the 2019-2020 academic year; and

 

2.    Continue to award, during the academic year 2019-2020, a series of 12 month call-off contract(s) for the supply of learning to adult learners, utilising the ranking criteria, from the providers appointed under a four year contract framework agreement in 2018 (up to the value of £499,999 in respect of any single call-off contract). Individual call-off contracts whose values exceed £250,000 in value will be made in consultation with the relevant Cabinet Member. Any call-off contract with a value of £500,000 or more shall be the subject of a separate Cabinet decision.

Publication date: 25/04/2019

Date of decision: 24/04/2019

Decided at meeting: 24/04/2019 - Cabinet

Effective from: 03/05/2019

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