16-19 Bursary fund and academy financial returns to the Young People’s Learning Agency (YPLA)
The government has announced a new £180 million bursary scheme to help the most vulnerable 16-19 years olds continue in full-time education.
From the 2011/12 academic year, a new 16-19 bursary fund is to be introduced, allocated to further education colleges, sixth form colleges, academies, schools with sixth forms and training providers across the country.
A number of support materials have been made available by the Young People’s Learning Agency (YPLA) for anyone seeking further details on the bursary fund, available at http://www.ypla.gov.uk.
The Department for Education (DfE) has also published a report on the results of its consultation, and the Government’s response, which is available at http://www.education.gov.uk.
Academy financial returns to the YPLA
Young People’s Learning Agency (YPLA), are also championing young people’s learning. On the 22nd June 2011 the Young People’s Learning Agency (YPLA) sent a letter and a form out to Academies with the aim of explaining the process that Academies should follow to submit a budget to the YPLA for the academic year 2011/12. Any queries over this should be sent to the YPLA’s central mailbox at:
Date: 21st July, 2011
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