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14 Power of Secretary of State and National Assembly for Wales to give financial assistance for purposes related to education or childcareE+W

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(1)The Secretary of State (in relation to England) or the National Assembly for Wales (in relation to Wales) may give, or make arrangements for the giving of, financial assistance to any person for or in connection with any of the purposes mentioned in subsection (2).

(2)Those purposes are—

(a)the provision, or proposed provision, in the United Kingdom or elsewhere, of education or of educational services;

(b)the provision, or proposed provision, in the United Kingdom or elsewhere, of childcare or of services related to childcare;

(c)enabling any person to undertake any course of education, or any course of higher education provided by an institution within the further education sector;

(d)providing for a person’s maintenance while he undertakes such a course;

(e)the promotion of learning or research;

(f)the promotion of the use of educational buildings or facilities for purposes other than those of education;

(g)the provision of any form of training for teachers or for non-teaching staff;

(h)the promotion of the recruitment or retention of teachers or non-teaching staff;

(i)the remuneration of, or provision of other benefits to, teachers or non-teaching staff.

(3)In this section—

  • education” includes—

    (a)

    vocational training (including the preparation of young people for employment in general), and

    (b)

    social and physical training (including the promotion of the development of young children),

    but does not include higher education, and “educational” shall be construed accordingly;

  • educational services” includes administrative, advisory, organisational, training or information services related to education;

  • non-teaching staff” means persons who are not teachers but who—

    (a)

    are employed at, or otherwise engaged to work at, a school or an institution within the further education sector,

    (b)

    are employed by, or engaged to provide services for, a local education authority, or

    (c)

    are employed by any person in connection with the provision of education or childcare;

  • teacher” does not include a teacher at an institution within the higher education sector.

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Commencement Information

I1S. 14 wholly in force at 31.3.2003; s. 14 not in force at Royal Assent, see s. 216; s. 14 in force for E. at 1.10.2002 by S.I. 2002/2439, art. 3 (with transitional provisions and savings in Sch.); s. 14 in force for W. at 31.3.2003 by S.I. 2002/3185, art. 5, Sch. Pt. II

I2S. 14 in force at 31.3.2003 for W. by S.I. 2002/3185, art. 5, Sch. Pt. II

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