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ESFA Academies Update: November 10, 2021


1. Reminder: closure of the notification process for change of high-needs location from 2022 to 2023

The high-need location change notification process for 2022 to 2023 ends on Friday, November 12, 2021. Schools and colleges should initiate discussions with local authorities about their high-need locations for the 2022 academic year. to 2023.

We have posted some tips on the High Needs Location Change Process.

2. Information: opening of the request form for mass examination of exceptional premises costs soon

It will soon be possible to file complaints for exceptional premises costs incurred during the mass tests of pupils and students upon their return at the start of the 2021 to 2022 school year.

Schools and academies serving high school students as well as colleges and other eligible institutions will be able to submit applications when the online form launches on Monday, November 15.

The submission form and instructions will be available on GOV.UK and the claims window closes on Sunday, December 5, 2021.

3. Information: funding payments for summer courses

The form to confirm if you have organized a summer school and the associated costs is now closed.

Payments are made on the basis of these claims, which supersede the originally published allowances in the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Summer School Program Funding Guidelines.

Payments for those who claimed on or before October 1 were made on November 1, late claims will be one month later.

Claims that exceeded the initial allowance, and a sample of claims with uncollectible costs, are under review and will be paid or notified of non-payment / reduction at a later date.

4. Information: your invitation to the Salon des Ecoles et Académies, from November 17 to 18

You are invited to join us at the Schools and Academies Show, NEC Birmingham on November 17th and 18th.

Listen to Baroness Barran MBE, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Minister for the School System). We have worked with the organizers to put together a comprehensive program of speakers and workshops for this free face-to-face event.

Come speak directly to the ESFA and DfE teams in the Government Education Village and participate in one of our short information sessions or workshops.

You can pre-book a 1: 1 sourcing conversation with a member of the schools sales team, using this link.

5. Information: 16 to 19 tuition funds 2021 to 2022

The revised funding allocation statements have been made available on Document Exchange for institutions that have elected to receive Tuition Fund 16-19 for 2021-2022. Payments will begin in December.

6. Information: Join these webinars on approved frameworks and see how you could save money for your school

The Department of Education (DfE) is hosting webinars on how using our approved frameworks could help your school get its money’s worth.

If you are responsible for purchasing goods and services for your schools, check out the range of informative webinars that could help save you time and money.

All sessions are free, use these Eventbrite links to join the schools sales team and take the opportunity to ask vendors any questions you may have, from buying reliable broadband and cybersecurity to protection. electricity and staff absences.

For the latest news on our wide range of webinars, check out the Events tab on our LinkedIn Buy for Schools page.

7. Information: join the Ethics Panel of the Pedagogical Regulatory Agency

The Department of Education is currently recruiting teachers for the Professional Conduct Panel (PCP) of the Education Regulatory Agency (TRA).

We wish to recruit about fifty teachers in service or recently in service.

Successful applicants will be required to sit as one of 3 PCP panelists to review allegations of serious misconduct forwarded to the Secretary of State by employers, police, the Disclosure and Prohibition Service, other regulators, other interested organizations and members of the public. The PCP will review the evidence and determine whether the facts of the case are proven and whether it is unacceptable professional conduct, conduct that brings the profession into disrepute and / or a conviction for misconduct. relevant offense. The PCP will make recommendations to the Secretary of State as to whether a teacher should be banned from teaching.

This role will suit teachers who have experience in investigating school procedures, systems and processes and those who have experience in pastoral roles. The position will most likely be suitable for principals, heads of departments and teachers with responsibilities such as Special Education Needs Coordinators (SENCOs) and / or Designated Protection Officers (DSLs). Applications from teachers with the necessary skills and experience outside of their current teaching role would also be welcome.

For more information on this position, please read the article online.

If you are interested in applying or would like more information about this position, please contact the Panelist Recruitment Team at [email protected]