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Education Reform Act 1988

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159Information with respect to educational provision in institutions providing further or higher education

(1)The Secretary of State may make regulations requiring every local education authority to publish, in relation to each relevant institution maintained or assisted by the authority, such information with respect to the matters mentioned in subsection (3) below as may be prescribed.

(2)For the purposes of this section, an institution is a relevant institution in relation to a local education authority if it is either—

(a)an institution providing full-time education which is maintained by that authority in exercise of their further or higher education functions; or

(b)a designated assisted institution providing full-time education which is dependent on assistance from that authority.

(3)The matters referred to in subsection (1) above are—

(a)the educational provision made by the institution for students at the institution; and

(b)the educational achievements of students at the institution (including the results of examinations, tests and other assessments of those students).

(4)The information shall be published in such form and manner and at such times as may be prescribed; and the regulations may provide for a local education authority to make arrangements with the governing body of any relevant institution for the publication by that governing body of the information required to be published in accordance with the regulations in the case of that institution.

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