Are you going to provide a definition of “Social Class” to learners / will learners be offended by being asked this? [Referring to survey questions G3 and G4]

Provider D Are you going to provide a definition of “Social Class” to learners / will learners be offended by being asked this? [Referring to survey questions G3 and G4] A description of social class is currently not included in the questionnaire. The questionnaire was thoroughly tested before the pilot, and our analysis of pilot …

Can the dashboard include course codes so we can see where we are getting the best responses from and where we need to focus the promotion of the survey?

Provider D Can the dashboard include course codes so we can see where we are getting the best responses from and where we need to focus the promotion of the survey? We will not know which courses learners are on when they complete the baseline survey (this data will only be matched on from the …

What response rate are you expecting? / Will providers receive targets for the baseline survey response rate, and will they be penalised if these are not met?

Provider D What response rate are you expecting? / Will providers receive targets for the baseline survey response rate, and will they be penalised if these are not met? We do not have a target response rate but want to maximise the number of responses. The GLA requires providers to disseminate the survey to all …

What are the changes from original pilot stage?

Provider D What are the changes from original pilot stage? IFF will send around a document highlighting the changes made from the pilot to the mainstage questionnaire, along with a copy of the final mainstage questionnaire.

What languages is the survey available in?

Provider D What languages is the survey available in? The full survey is available online in English, Polish, Bengali, Gujarati, Tamil, Arabic and Turkish. Learners can also request a telephone survey in Punjabi, Portuguese, Somali or Urdu via a question at the start of the online survey.

What do we do if our courses are subcontracted to other providers?

Provider D What do we do if our courses are subcontracted to other providers? If you sub-contract GLA AEB-funded provision (excluding taster courses), this is eligible for the survey and learners enrolled with sub-contractors should be invited to take part. The main contractor is responsible for ensuring that the survey information is cascaded to sub-contractors …