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Concordat between Ufi Ltd, the Learning and Skills Council and the Adult Learning Inspectorate for inspection of learndirect provision

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Concordat between Ufi, the Learning and Skills Council and the Adult Learning Inspectorate for inspection of learndirect provision 1 CONCORDAT BETWEEN Ufi Ltd, THE LEARNING AND SKILLS COUNCIL AND THE ADULT LEARNING INSPECTORATE FOR INSPECTION OF learndirect PROVISION Introduction 1. Ufi Ltd, the Learning and Skills Council (LSC) and the Adult Learning Inspectorate (ALI), (the partners), are committed to supporting each other so that each can contribute successfully to their shared objective of raising standards in education and training. This document supplements the national agreement between the LSC and Ufi Ltd on quality, planning and funding of learndirect provision. Principles 2. The Concordat applies across the work which is shared by the partners. The broad principles should inform all activities. 3. The Concordat has been agreed on the basis of the following principles: · Ufi Ltd and the learndirect hub are jointly responsible for the quality of provision. The responsibility for ensuring that processes for quality assurance are in place and the monitoring of those processes is shared. This arrangement recognises that the learner’s experience of learndirect is a combination of intertwined elements provided by both the hub and Ufi Ltd. All aspects of the learner's experience on learndirect provision, including those aspects delivered by Ufi Ltd, are within scope of the ALI inspection. The hub is responsible for the quality of the learning environment within the learning centres, and the quality of support provided by the learning centres and by any virtual learning centre it operates. · Wherever possible all parties will work together to reduce bureaucracy by co-ordinating the collection of information and data · Following inspection, ALI will report to Ufi Ltd, the hub and the LSC on the provision offered by the hub. Each inspection will lead to a report published on the ALI website. Ufi Ltd and the hub wi

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