Issue details

Community and Adult Skills Programmes 2020-2021

To seek Cabinet approval to:

a) Enter into the funding agreement with the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) for the purpose of funding the delivery of Community Learning and Adult Skills Programmes during the 2020-2021 academic year; and

b) To continue with a framework agreement, which was approved by Cabinet in April 2018 (which is valid for a further 2 years), for the provision of adult learning services and to award call-off contract(s) of varying lengths up to a maximum of 12 months, dependent on the type of course or piece of work, for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Please contact Pete Hancock
Tel: 01452 583865

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000 and 2 Divisions affected;

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 24/03/2020

Decision due: Between 22 Apr 2020 and 8 May 2020 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member - Economy, Education and Skills

Lead director: Director of Education

Contact: Tim Browne, Head of Service, Commissioning Email:


Relevant internal support services

Scrutiny Input: Relevant internal support services

Planned Dates: Proposed decision – April 2020 Update to main framework holders in April and May 2020


  • Education & Skills Funding Agency – Adult Education Budget Funding and Performance Management Rules 2019/20  
  • Education & Skills Funding Agency – Apprenticeship Funding and Performance Management Rules 2019/20  
  • Due Regard Statement