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This document sets out our plans for developing the new quality and effectiveness Framework and our planned timetable for its implementation.
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The Quality and Effectiveness Framework for post-16 learning will help us to ensure that the education and training that it funds is of high quality and meets the needs of learners.

Quality and Effectiveness Framework (QEF) Overview

The Quality and Effectiveness Framework (QEF) is based on a small number of core indicators. As well as the core indicators, there are a number of other aspects of providers’ performance which are not necessarily quantifiable, but which remain important to determining overall effectiveness. We anticipate that these will be measured primarily through providers’ annual self-assessments.

Further details can be accessed via the tabs on the left.

Learner outcomes
  • Learner outcomes reports (LORs)
  • Tribal Benchmarking tool
  • Value Added
  • National Comparators
Responsiveness
  • Employer engagement
  • Learner satisfaction
  • Learner involvement
Leadership and management
  • Self-assessment
  • Peer Review
  • Education for Sustainable Education and Global Citizenship (ESDGC)