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Written Answers — Department for Education: Teachers: Pay (16 Oct 2018)

Anne Milton: The school teachers’ pay grant provides financial support to maintained schools (including 16-19 maintained schools). They must follow the School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document to help them implement the pay award. We confirmed that we would mirror the grant so that it covers all academies, including 16 -19 academies. However, the further education (FE) sector, including...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: Transport (16 Oct 2018)

Anne Milton: The statutory responsibility for transport to education and training for 16 to 19 year olds rests with local authorities, enabling them to make decisions based on local needs and circumstances. Local authorities are expected to make reasonable decisions based on the needs of their population, the local transport infrastructure and the resources that they have available. Most young people have...

Written Answers — Department for Education: 16-19 Bursary Fund: Carers (16 Oct 2018)

Anne Milton: It is very important that we make sure that young carers can participate in education and receive the support they need. However, financial need will vary significantly from family to family. The department keeps under review the use of the 16-19 bursary fund to inform our understanding of whether it is providing effective support to our most economically disadvantaged students. The defined...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Further Education: Finance (16 Oct 2018)

Anne Milton: The department has had a number of discussions with ministerial colleagues on EU Exit, including on post-16 education and skills. Our reforms, and the funding behind them, will ensure that we have a first-class skills system which can deliver the skills that will enable individuals to thrive as the economy changes. This includes creating high quality apprenticeships, introducing T levels and...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Teachers: Pay (15 Oct 2018)

Anne Milton: The further education (FE) sector – including FE colleges – has a different legal status and relationship to the government when compared with schools. FE colleges are private sector institutions, independent of the government. It is for individual FE employers to agree local pay structures with unions, based on local needs. The department values all of our teachers and leaders in...

Written Answers — Department for Education: T-levels (15 Oct 2018)

Anne Milton: T Levels will be two year, full time study programmes of up to 1800 hours. We are introducing them for 16-19 year olds initially, and will consider whether they could also be suitable for some adults in due course. In our manifesto, we also pledged to introduce a National Retraining Scheme. The National Retraining Scheme is an ambitious, far-reaching programme set up to drive the adult...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Sixth Form Education: Finance (15 Oct 2018)

Anne Milton: The London Economics report on funding in sixth form education for the Sixth Form College Assocation includes an assessment of the cost of widening the curriculum for students. All 16 to 19 providers, including Sixth Form Colleges, have a vital role to play in making sure young people have the skills they need to get on in life, and we are currently considering the efficiency and resilience...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Further Education: Finance (15 Oct 2018)

Anne Milton: The Institute for Fiscal Studies report uses published data on funding and student numbers to derive a trend in real terms expenditure per student. Their report shows that funding for school pupils aged 5 to 16 will be more than 50% higher in real terms per pupil in 2020 than in 2000. The government chose to prioritise pre-16 schooling because that is absolutely fundamental to later learning...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Adult Education: Finance (15 Oct 2018)

Anne Milton: From 2019/20 Mayoral Combined Authorities (MCAs) and the Greater London Authority (GLA) will be responsible for commissioning and funding Adult Education Budget (AEB) provision for learners resident in those areas, and the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) will be responsible for funding provision for learners resident in non-devolved areas. The exception to this are providers, which...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Department for Education: Staff (11 Oct 2018)

Anne Milton: There are 36 staff employed by the department in ministers’ offices, and six in the office of the Permanent Secretary.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Adult Education: Finance (11 Oct 2018)

Anne Milton: We recognise the importance of helping adults to secure a good level of English and maths. We provide full funding for adults in England to undertake a range of approved English and maths courses, from entry level up to level 2 (GCSE or equivalent). In addition, we provide full funding for unemployed adults who are looking for work to study English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Flexible Learning Fund: East Midlands (11 Oct 2018)

Anne Milton: The Flexible Learning Fund pilot is designed to address barriers relating to the ‘supply side’ of learning by supporting organisations to develop and test flexible and accessible ways of delivering learning for adults with low or intermediate level technical skills or who lack basic skills. Projects led by organisations that are based and deliver in the East Midlands have a...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Department for Education: Living Wage (11 Oct 2018)

Anne Milton: The Department for Education and its executive agencies staff, including all those inside and outside of Greater London are all paid at least the Real Living Wage. All staff based inside Greater London are paid at least the London Living Wage. There are 103 staff based outside Greater London that are paid below the London Living Wage but are all paid the Real Living Wage.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Department for Education: Working Hours (11 Oct 2018)

Anne Milton: The highest paid member of staff in the department is a full-time member of the Senior Civil Service (SCS). SCS members are required to work a minimum (over a 5-day week) of 42 hours, including daily meal breaks of one hour.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Department for Education: Staff (11 Oct 2018)

Anne Milton: The total number of staff (a) employed directly by (b) seconded to and (c) working under contract to the department, as at 31 July 2018, is detailed in the table below: Staff employed directly by department 6154 Staff seconded to the department 0 Staff working under contract 641

Written Answers — Department for Education: Department for Education: Temporary Employment (11 Oct 2018)

Anne Milton: The number of agency staff, contractors and consultants in the department, classified as contingent labour, as at 31 July 2018 was 641.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Apprentices: Taxation (11 Oct 2018)

Anne Milton: As with other parts of the public sector, the Department for Education (DfE) will be monitoring the uptake of apprenticeships by the school workforce. Public sector bodies in scope of the public sector apprenticeships target - including primary schools - are required to annually publish and report to DfE on the number of apprenticeship starts in their workforce. The first reports (covering...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Carillion: Apprentices (11 Oct 2018)

Anne Milton: The Education and Skills Funding Agency wrote to all MPs in January shortly after Carillion went into liquidation, to inform them how many Carillion apprentices were living in their constituencies. At that time there were no apprentices enrolled by Carillion living or working in Barnsley or South Yorkshire.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Teachers: Pay (11 Oct 2018)

Anne Milton: The school teachers’ pay grant provides financial support to maintained schools (including 16-19 maintained schools). These schools must follow the School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document, to help them implement the pay award. We confirmed that, in order to maintain funding parity between maintained schools and academies, we would mirror the grant so that it covers all...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Department for Education: Pay (11 Oct 2018)

Anne Milton: The department and its executive agencies have 4,544 staff earning a gross basic salary under £50,000 per annum, which represents 73% of the workforce. This information is based on data as of September 2018.


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