David Dalby

Director of Funding and MIS at National Star College, specialist residential and day college for students with disabilities based in Cheltenham, Hereford and South East Wales.

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Sub Contracting 16-19 provision

We're about to sort out a very small sub contract for a group of students with an EHCP with us as a sub-contractor to a larger General Further Education College. (We're an independent specialist pr...

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I still think the line starts after 2019 has been mi...

I still think the line starts after 2019 has been missed off accidently. I can't see the payments being spread past learning end date. Who's asking the Helpdesk...?

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Surely the spec has to be wrong, with omission of th...

Surely the spec has to be wrong, with omission of the wording: "For new starts on or after August 2019, the planned end date must only include the learning related to the learning aim and not inclu...

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Still the same Monday morning, anyone else not able ...

Still the same Monday morning, anyone else not able to get in or know how to get this account unlocked?

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User locked out of forum

Colleague here at National Star seems to have got locked out of forum - gets a message "you will be able to post, reply and subscribe once the ESFA approves your account for this community". Been u...

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Thanks Chris, it does appear all stepping stone qual...

Thanks Chris, it does appear all stepping stone quals are included, which is bonkers when the GLH are 1/2 the requirement. I see AOC are on the case asking for a complete rethink. For learners with...

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2024/2025 Onwards English and maths hours

I'm sure I know the answer to this, but I can already hear our timetabling and English/maths teams asking me am I sure, have I checked, and how are they going to do this... (which isn't my problem!...

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We had this all day Thursday. I tried probably 30 ti...

We had this all day Thursday. I tried probably 30 times and all failed. Oddly out of desperation I got a colleague who also has a SLD account to try and went straight through. I wondered if it bloc...

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Yes... I've got into this debate with our DPO where ...

Yes... I've got into this debate with our DPO where DfE consider us a processor, which we disagree with. We collect data for our own use, so we are both controllers who share data. We do get CE eve...