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Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Act 2009

Glossary of Terms and Abbreviations

AACSAdult Advancement and Careers Service
BISDepartment for Business, Innovation and Skills.
CCISClient Caseload Information System
CCTACity College for the Technology of the Arts
CDLCareer Development Loan
CIPFAChartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy
CTBChildren’s Trust Board
CYPPChildren and Young People’s Plan
DCSFDepartment for Children, Schools and Families
ECHREuropean Convention on Human Rights
EYFSEarly Years Foundation Stage
EYPEarly Years Provider
FEFurther Education
FEIFurther Education Institution
FHEAFurther and Higher Education Act 1992
GCSEGeneral Certificate of Secondary Education
HEHigher Education
IEBInterim Executive Board
ISAIndependent Safeguarding Authority
ISBIndividual Schools Budget
ITInformation Technology
IVAIndividual Voluntary Arrangement
LALocal authority
LEALocal Education Authority
LGOLocal Government Ombudsman
LSCLearning and Skills Council
LSCBLocal Safeguarding Childrens Board
MIAPManaging Information Across Partners
NASNational Apprenticeship Service
NCNational Curriculum
NCCISNational Client Caseload Information System
NDPBNon-Departmental Public Body
NVQNational Vocational Qualification
OfstedOffice for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills
OfqualOffice of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation
PRUPupil Referral Unit
QCAQualifications and Curriculum Authority
QCDAQualifications and Curriculum Development Agency
SENDISTSpecial Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal
SFASkills Funding Agency
SSSNBSchool Support Staff Negotiating Body
SVG ActSafeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006
TTWATravel to Work Areas
VRQVocationally Related Qualification
YOIYoung Offender Institution
YPLAYoung People’s Learning Agency

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