Karen Simmons

Management Information Manager for Kent County Council Community Learning and Skills

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ASF 24/25 Earnings Threshold

Dear all,Re the new £25,000 "earnings" threshold in the 2024/25 Adult Skills Fund guidance released early this week.I logged a call with the ESFA helpdesk regarding a number of clarification questi...

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2024/2025 changes - Destination and Progression removed

Hi, Just reviewing the summary of changes for the 24/25 ILR that's just been released and the Destination and Progression entity has been removed.  There is a new Tailored learning outcome field th...

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FE workforce - Highest teaching qualification

Hi, can I check others understanding of the options listed in the Data Collection support manual under 13.17.  Are these just examples of qualifications staff could hold under a particular level or...

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Ukraine scheme eligibility evidence

Hi, when checking if a learner is eligible for ESFA funding without the 3 year ordinary residence requirement under one of the Ukraine immigration schemes, can we accept their passport which just s...

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Residency query - spouse of British citizen

Hi everyone, I would really appreciate your expert advise on something as I'm slowly driving myself mad overthinking the residency rules.  Because of the changes in 21/22 i've been receiving loads ...

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Removing Planned hours when part of programme never starts

Hi, I've been trying to find a definitive answer to my question for some time and wondered if anyone has any thoughts before I try the ESFA helpdesk again. We plan our 16-19 study programmes to con...