Issue details

Community and Adult Skills Programmes 2021 – 2022.

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 2021 - 2022 academic year; and
b) To continue to award call-off contracts of varying lengths up to a
maximum of 12 months (dependent on the type of course or piece of work, for the 2021 - 2022 academic year) for the provision of adult learning services under a framework agreement approved by Cabinet in April 2018 (which is valid for a final year).

Decision type: Key

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

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 24/05/2021

Decision due: 23 Jun 2021 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cllr Philip Robinson, Cabinet Member for Economy, Education and Skills philip.robinson@gloucestershire.gov.uk

Contact: Colin Chick, Executive Director of Economy, Economy and Infrastructure Email: colin.chick@gloucestershire.gov.uk.

Agenda items

Background papers

  • Version 1 of the Adult Education Budget funding rules 2021 to 2022: Adult education budget (AEB) funding rules 2021 to 2022 - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)  
  • Current Apprenticeship funding rules 2020 – 2021 - https://www.gov.uk/guidance/apprenticeship-funding-rules#the-latest-rules-2020-to-2021