Learner Support Funds

Second Evaluation

Tyers C, Bates P | Report RW78 | Department for Education and Skills | Jul 2006

This report focuses on the analyses and impact of Learner Support Funds (LSF) in the evolving student support funding environment. It evaluates how effective the funds are in reaching and supporting the target groups and their effect on encouraging participation, retention, achievement and progression.

The evaluation included analysis of Learning and Skills Council data, a survey of FE institutions and learners, and case studies.