Higher education short course trial: Challenge Competition

This Challenge Competition invites providers to bid for funding to develop higher education short courses at Levels 4-6 in government priority areas. The competition aims to fund the development of courses that help people to reskill or retrain as well as provide opportunities to progress to full qualifications.

The competition is part of the government’s piloting of access to a new student finance product especially designed for learners studying shorter, flexible provision in support of the development of the Lifelong Loan Entitlement. 

Providers should use the bid template (Annex A) to apply for funding.

Deadline for submission of bids: 28 September 2021

Ref:
OfS 2021.34
Date:
25 August 2021
Published 25 August 2021

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