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Advancing equality and diversity in universities and colleges


How we selected projects

Projects were chosen that would make a lasting impact for learners

The 2014/15 Equality and good practice fund was open to all Skills Funding Agency (SFA) funded colleges and training organisations. All projects were expected to advance equality, diversity and inclusion in the FE sector, and focus on equality issues faced by learners who are over 18 years of age and/or those of any age in apprenticeships or traineeships.

Assessing the applications

Applications were assessed against our agreed criteria:

  • Outcome focused
  • Evidence based
  • Achievability
  • Partnership working
  • Value for money
  • Avoiding duplication
  • Institutional commitment
  • Embedding good practice
  • Sustaining good practice
  • Spreading good practice
  • Maximising the reach of the fund

See the prospectus for full details.