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The matrix Standard: Guidance Notes Update September 2021

The Department for Education and ESFA have released new guidance notes for any organisation which receives funding from the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), and deliver information, advice, and guidance either directly, or as part of their provision. The last update of the Guidance notes was in 2014

Congratulations to the National AEB Award 2021 Winners!

Many of the winners hold the matrix Standard accreditation

Introduction to the matrix Standard Webinar 28th September

An introductory webinar for non-accredited Education, Employability and Training organisations.

The revisions to the matrix Standard are gathering pace

As you may be aware the Department for Educations matrix Standard is in its current form 10 years old and we are in the process of updating the Standard for a launch early next year. If your assessment falls due between July and October and you would like to participate in the pilot please let me know between now and the end of July.

CAEHRS partnership opportunity

To support the new £2 billion government fund the DWP are developing a partnership of providers to deliver the contracts with Tier one suppliers. You can be a trusted quality partner by having both a both a matrix Standard and Cyber Essentials accreditation

Introductory webinar for non-accredited Education, Employability and Training organisations

Join Scott Parkin and David Crosby our guest speakers on this free webinar for non-accredited Education, Employability and Training organisations

Review of the matrix Standard - Chair of the ‘Executive Group’ appointed

matrix Standard is delighted to announce that Dr Deirdre Hughes OBE has been appointed as the Chair of the Review of matrix Standard Executive Group, contributing over 30 years of working in education, careers, skills and employability field as a practitioner, manager, researcher and policy adviser.

Crisis Charity

Crisis are the national charity for homeless people, striving to end homelessness. The charity holds a matrix Accreditation and we have had the opportunity to talk to Matt Green, Director Crisis Skylight Birmingham who leads on Crisis’s internal sponsor and lead on the matrix Standard for the organisation.

Tower Project

We’re very proud of how matrix Standard organisations have quickly shifted their support and delivery of Information Advice and Guidance (IAG), in response to changes required, as Covid-19 has unfolded.

Croydon Adult Learning and Training (CALAT)

Croydon Adult Learning and Training (CALAT) have been working on their matrix Standard three year accreditation review, with Andrew Davey, matrix Practitioner. They share their experience with completing the assessment process remotely.