Useful Links

Education & Skills Funding Agency
The Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) brings together the previous responsibilities of the Education Funding Agency (EFA) and Skills Funding Agency (SFA), creating a single funding agency accountable for funding education and training for children, young people and adults.
ESFA is an executive agency, sponsored by the Department for Education.

Working with the ESFA as an FE provider
Information about getting ESFA funding to deliver adult education and apprenticeship training.

Introduction to ESFA systems
Key activities that FE providers working with levy-paying employers need to carry out and the systems where you can complete those actions.

Individualised Learner Record (ILR)
Information to help further education (FE) providers collect, return and check the quality of Individualised Learner Record (ILR) and other learner data.

ESFA: inform
Monthly e-news for MI managers, software writers and suppliers about FE data systems and reports, the ILR, open data and other data news.

ESFA: update
A weekly round-up of business-critical information and news for the further education sector.

ESFA: e-bulletin
Latest information and actions from ESFA for academies, schools, colleges, local authorities and other post-16 providers.