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The Education (Training Grants) Regulations 1987

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2.—(1) In these Regulations —

“authority” means a local education authority;

“determine” means determine by notice in writing;

“eligible training” means training of a kind mentioned in regulation 4;

“expenditure” means expenditure of a kind mentioned in regulation 5;

“expenditure incurred by an authority” includes expenditure incurred —


by the governors of an aided school,


by the persons responsible for the maintenance of a further education establishment, or


by persons employing youth and community workers

and reimbursed by the authority;

“further education establishment” means a further education establishment provided by an authority or designated by or under regulations(1) made under section 27 of the Education Act 1980(2) as an establishment substantially dependent for its maintenance on assistance from local education authorities;

“grant” means a grant in pursuance of these Regulations;

“higher rate” means 70 per cent;

“lower rate” means 50 per cent;

“qualified teacher” means a person who, in pursuance of the regulations(3) relating to the employment of teachers from time to time in force under section 27 of the Education Act 1980, is qualified to be employed as a teacher at a school to which that section applies;

“trainee” means a person undergoing eligible training in respect of whom grant is payable under these Regulations; and

“training in a national priority area” means eligible training of a kind approved by the Secretary of State for the purpose of these Regulations as training eligible for grant at the higher rate.

(2) In these Regulations a reference to a regulation is a reference to a regulation contained therein and a reference in a regulation to a paragraph is a reference to a paragraph of that regulation.


Regulations in which such establishments are currently designated are the Education (Teachers) Regulations 1982 (S.I.1982/106) and the Education (Schools and Further Education) Regulations 1981 (S.I.1981/1086) to which there are relevant amendments in S.I.1983/262.


The Regulations currently in force are the Education (Teachers) Regulations 1982.

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