Further education funding in England

The further education (FE) funding system in England is complex and has undergone a number of changes in recent years. Currently, FE providers are allocated funds from different sources depending on the type of courses they provide and on the age of their students; most funding follows the learner. There is also capital funding available for upgrading the college estate. This briefing explains the different systems, examines recent funding announcements and trends, and considers some related issues facing the FE sector.

Further education funding in England