Advanced Learner Loans Stakeholder Working Group

The Advanced Learner Loans Stakeholder Working Group is a joint group between Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) and Student Loans Company (SLC). 

The purpose of the group is:

  • To bring external insights and provide expert advice regarding the Advanced Learner Loans Service
  • To provide feedback on service functionality and issues ‘on the ground’
  • To help identify risks and key issues and provide advice regarding mitigating actions in the delivery of the service
  • To provide specialist input into Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG), specifically into the SLC’s and NCS’s websites content
  • To suggest future improvements and changes to the service
  • To support and SLC by providing communications channels direct to learners and learning providers
  • To update stakeholders on emerging policy regarding FE Loans and act as an informal channel for gathering feedback.


Chair – College Principal

  • Up to 8 nominated Learning provider representatives from colleges and training organisations
  • Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA)
  • Student Loans Company (SLC)
  • Department for Education (DfE)
  • Association of Colleges (AoC)
  • Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP)
  • National Union of Students (NUS)
  • Learning and Work Institute (LWI)

Specialist invitees from sector may attend, depending on agenda.

ALL Stakeholder Working Group minutes

29.02.2024 ALL Stakeholder Working Group minutes


Related Documents

Advanced Learner Loans Stakeholder Working Group - Terms of reference

Terms of reference for the ALL Stakeholder Working Group
Download group terms of reference