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Learning and Skills Act 2000

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Learning and Skills Council for England

    1. The Council

      1. 1.The Council

    2. Main duties

      1. 2.Education and training for persons aged 16 to 19

      2. 3.Education and training for persons over 19

      3. 4.Encouragement of education and training

    3. Main powers

      1. 5.Provision of financial resources

      2. 6.Financial resources: conditions

      3. 7.Funding of school sixth-forms

      4. 8.Links between education and training and employment

      5. 9.Assessments and means tests

      6. 10.Qualifying accounts and arrangements

      7. 11.Further education: governors

    4. Other functions

      1. 12.Research and information

      2. 13.Persons with learning difficulties

      3. 14.Equality of opportunity

      4. 15.Plans

      5. 16.Strategy

      6. 17.Use of information by Council

      7. 18.Supplementary functions

    5. Local councils

      1. 19.Local councils

      2. 20.Functions of local councils

      3. 21.Guidance to local councils

      4. 22.Plans of local councils

      5. 23.Duty of local education authorities

      6. 24.Guidance and plans: timing

    6. Miscellaneous

      1. 25.Directions

      2. 26.Committees

      3. 27.Grants to Council

      4. 28.Annual report

      5. 29.Council’s financial year

  3. Part II National Council for Education and Training for Wales

    1. The Council

      1. 30.The Council

    2. Main duties

      1. 31.Education and training for persons aged 16 to 19

      2. 32.Education and training for persons over 19

      3. 33.Encouragement of education and training

    3. Main powers

      1. 34.Provision of financial resources

      2. 35.Financial resources: conditions

      3. 36.Funding of school sixth-forms

      4. 37.Assessments and means tests

      5. 38.Qualifying accounts and arrangements

      6. 39.Further education: governors

    4. Other functions

      1. 40.Research and information

      2. 41.Persons with learning difficulties

      3. 42.Equality of opportunity

      4. 43.Plans

      5. 44.Strategy

      6. 45.Use of information by Council

      7. 46.Supplementary functions

    5. Miscellaneous

      1. 47.Directions

      2. 48.Committees

      3. 49.Grants to Council

      4. 50.Annual report

      5. 51.Council’s financial year

  4. Part III Inspections in England

    1. Chapter I The Adult Learning Inspectorate

      1. The Inspectorate

        1. 52.The Inspectorate

        2. 53.The Inspectorate’s remit

      2. Functions of the Inspectorate and the Chief Inspector

        1. 54.Functions of the Inspectorate and Chief Inspector

        2. 55.Inspections under section 54

        3. 56.General powers

        4. 57.Right of entry and offences

        5. 58.Action plans

        6. 59.Annual report

    2. Chapter II Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Schools in England

      1. The Chief Inspector’s extended remit

        1. 60.The extended remit

      2. Additional functions

        1. 61.Additional functions of the Chief Inspector

        2. 62.Inspection of further education institutions

        3. 63.Right of entry and offences

        4. 64.Action plans

        5. 65.Area inspections

        6. 66.Reports of area inspections

        7. 67.Action plans following section 65 inspections

        8. 68.Further powers of the Chief Inspector

    3. Chapter III The Common Inspection Framework and Joint Inspections

      1. The Common Inspection Framework

        1. 69.The framework

        2. 70.Preparation of the framework

      2. Joint inspections

        1. 71.Joint inspections

    4. Chapter IV General

      1. 72.Defamation

  5. Part IV Inspections in Wales

    1. New titles

      1. 73.Inspectors of Education and Training in Wales

      2. 74.Some defined terms

    2. Extended remit

      1. 75.The extended remit of the Chief Inspector for Wales

    3. Additional functions

      1. 76.Additional functions of the Chief Inspector for Wales

      2. 77.Inspections

      3. 78.General powers

      4. 79.Right of entry and offences

      5. 80.Action plans

      6. 81.Inspections of careers services etc

      7. 82.Inspections of education and training provided under 1973 Act arrangements

      8. 83.Area inspections

      9. 84.Action plans following section 83 inspections

      10. 85.Studies across Wales or of provision made outside Wales

      11. 86.Annual reports

      12. 87.Annual plan of the Chief Inspector for Wales

      13. 88.Defamation

  6. Part V Miscellaneous and general

    1. Further Education Funding Councils

      1. 89.Dissolution of FEFC for England

      2. 90.Preliminary transfers: FEFC for England

      3. 91.Dissolution of FEFC for Wales

    2. Other transfers

      1. 92.Transfers: England

      2. 93.Transfers: Wales

    3. Transfers: further provision

      1. 94.Stamp duty

      2. 95.Contracts of employment

    4. External qualifications

      1. 96.Persons under 19

      2. 97.Persons over 19

      3. 98.Approved qualifications: England

      4. 99.Approved qualifications: Wales

      5. 100.Authorised bodies

      6. 101.Enforcement: England

      7. 102.Enforcement: Wales

      8. 103.Amendments relating to external qualifications

    5. Qualifying accounts and arrangements

      1. 104.Qualifying accounts

      2. 105.Qualifying arrangements

      3. 106.Qualifying arrangements: Northern Ireland

      4. 107.Qualifying arrangements: further provision

      5. 108.Grants

      6. 109.Grants: Northern Ireland

    6. Sixth-form education

      1. 110.Secondary education

      2. 111.Further education corporations

      3. 112.Further education institutions: designation

      4. 113.Inadequate sixth-forms

    7. Support for 13 to 19 year olds: England

      1. 114.Provision of services

      2. 115.Consultation and coordination

      3. 116.Local education authorities

      4. 117.Educational institutions: information and access

      5. 118.Inspection

      6. 119.Information: supply by Secretary of State

      7. 120.Information: supply by public bodies

      8. 121.Supplementary

      9. 122.Careers services

    8. Support for 11 to 25 year olds: Wales

      1. 123.Provision of services

      2. 124.Local authority: duty and powers

      3. 125.Consultation and coordination

      4. 126.Educational institutions: information and access

      5. 127.Inspection

      6. 128.Conduct and effect of inspections

      7. 129.Supplementary

    9. City colleges and academies

      1. 130.City academies

      2. 131.City academies: land

      3. 132.City academies: financial provisions

      4. 133.City colleges and academies: special educational needs

    10. Pensions

      1. 134.Pensions

      2. 135.Pensions: interpretation

      3. 136.Pensions: delegation

    11. Other miscellaneous provisions

      1. 137.Recreation and social and physical training

      2. 138.Wales: provision of information by public bodies

      3. 139.Induction periods for teachers

      4. 140.Assessments relating to learning difficulties

      5. 141.Training programmes: cessation of funding

      6. 142.Further and higher education corporations: secondary education

      7. 143.Further education sector: designated institutions

      8. 144.Designated institutions: disposal of land, &c

      9. 145.Further education colleges: governors' liability

      10. 146.Financial support for students

      11. 147.Financial support for students: Northern Ireland

      12. 148.Sex education

      13. 149.Amendments

    12. General

      1. 150.Wales

      2. 151.Transitional provisions

      3. 152.Orders and regulations

      4. 153.Repeals

      5. 154.Commencement

      6. 155.Extent

      7. 156.Citation

  7. Schedules:

    1. Schedule 1

      Learning and Skills Council for England.

    2. Schedule 2

      Local councils.

    3. Schedule 3

      Committees (England).

    4. Schedule 4

      National Council for Education and Training for Wales.

    5. Schedule 5

      Committees (Wales).

    6. Schedule 6

      The Adult Learning Inspectorate.

    7. Schedule 7

      Inadequate Sixth Forms.

      1. Part I Power to publish proposals.

      2. Part II Publication of proposals.

      3. Part III Implementation of proposals.

    8. Schedule 8

      City academies: land.

    9. Schedule 9

      Amendments.

    10. Schedule 10

      Transitional provisions.

      1. Part I English Councils.

      2. Part II Welsh Councils.

      3. Part III Adult Learning Inspectorate.

      4. Part IV Student loans.

    11. Schedule 11

      Repeals.

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