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Launch of the school nurseries capital fund

Latest News - September 2018

The school nurseries capital fund (SNCF) will create more school based nursery places for disadvantaged children

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September 2018

Launch of the school nurseries capital fund

The school nurseries capital fund (SNCF) will create more school based nursery places for disadvantaged children

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September 2018

Establishing pupil yields from housing development and securing developer contributions for education

Consultation on draft Government guidance on Developer Contributions

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July 2018

Government launch a joint special and Alternative Provision Free Schools Wave

New Free Schools wave opened up for Special School and Alternative Provision

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July 2018

Spending Well on School Places - Thursday 13th September

The Department for Education (DfE) and Educational Building and Development Officers Group (EBDOG) invite you to our conference, 'Spending Well on School Places'. The aim of the conference is to help you improve your capital efficiency and explore ways to make your money go further.

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July 2018

Public Accounts Committee (PAC) publishes report on Academy Conversions

Following on from the report by the National Audit Office on the costs of converting schools to academies, the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has recently published a report in to its Converting schools to academies inquiry.

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June 2018

Good Estate Management for Schools - give your views...

What support do you need to manage the School Estate effectively? Help the ESFA to help you....

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June 2018

Help us improve our website

Let us know your thoughts with this quick survey

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May 2018

Call for evidence - SEN Place Planning - extended deadline!

EBDOG on behalf of all Local Authorities is seeking information on SEND place planning to establish the models and methodology being used across England

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April 2018

Good Estate Management for Schools (GEMS) website launch

The Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) and Department for Education (DfE) have today published the Good Estate Management for Schools (GEMS) guidance and tools on GOV.UK.

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March 2018

2018 National School Delivery Cost Benchmarking Published!

A national cost benchmarking study undertaken by Hampshire County Council in conjunction with East Riding of Yorkshire Council and the Education and Skills Funding Agency

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March 2018

DfE publishes Asbestos Management Assurance Process (AMAP)

Assurance process on asbestos for responsible bodies

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February 2018

Special Provision Capital Fund - Deadline March 2018

Deadline for SEN capital fund plan approaching!

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February 2018

EBDOG 2018 Birmingham - Friday 22 June

Date for the conference announced!

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August 2017

National School Delivery Cost Benchmarking Report 2018

Please respond to the survey by Friday 27th October 2017!

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July 2017

Housing Infrastructure Fund - Deadline 28th September

Are you thinking of bidding for the HIF?

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March 2017

Announcing the 2017 EBDOG Conference

Join us for the 2017 EBDOG Conference, hosted by Swindon Borough Council

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February 2017

NAO publish report on 'Capital for Schools'

NAO reports on the funding of schools places in the UK

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February 2017

National School Delivery Cost Benchmarking for Primary, Secondary & SEN Schools

The latest School Cost Benching Report has now been published

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October 2016

If you have identified a new Special Free School site please notify EFA

Request by Advance Team, EFA Capital Free Schools

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September 2016

Cost of School Buildings - Invitation to participate in the National Benchmarking Study

Participation in this years National Benchmarking Study would be greatly welcomed & appreciated from all local authorities

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August 2016

National Audit Office – School Capital Survey 2016

Please complete NAO Schools Capital Survey ASAP and no later than deadline date – 15th August 2016

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July 2016

Another Successful EBDOG Conference - Thank you to the team at Suffolk County Council

An overview of the conference highlights and a big thank you to all those involved in making it a success

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May 2016

Announcement 2016 Conference

Join us for the 2016 EBDOG Conference, hosted by Suffolk County Council in Bury St Edmunds

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April 2016

Early Years 30 Hours Expression of Interest

Department for Education call for Expression of Interest from local authorities for capital bidding process to support the delivery of 30 hours of free childcare by 29/04/2016

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February 2016

*Just Released* School Devolved Formula Capital and Condition Maintenance Funding

The updated allocations containing next year's allocations

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February 2016

DfE Data Collection - Asbestos in Schools

Information on the asbestos data collection exercise by DfE

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January 2016

New EFA Guidance - Essential School Maintenance

Essential school maintenance guide

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August 2015

Cost Benchmarking for School Projects

An update on the cost benchmarking study to be used in future publications of the Cabinet Office Cost and Data Benchmarking Task Group...

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May 2015

Announcement 2015 - Conference

Save the date, EBDOG Conference, 6th November 2015, Weston-Super-Mare

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February 2015

Basic Need Announcement 12th February 2015

The latest capital announcement for additional school places

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February 2015

Capital announcement 9th February 2015

Link to the DfE announcement

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January 2015

Universal Infant Free School Meal announcement.

Department for Education announcement on Universal Infant Free School Meals

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November 2014

November 2014 Portsmouth Conference

Follow up from the conference

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November 2014

Chairmans article - ahead of November 2014 Portsmouth Conference

I would like to welcome you and thank Portsmouth City Council for hosting our November 2014 conference.

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November 2014

National School Delivery Cost Benchmarking

Cost benchmarking work is providing essential evidence of the true cost of providing new school places. 

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July 2014

Introducing the Education Building Development Officers Group

EBDOG promotes local authority peer support and collaboration, discussing the impact of Government policy changes and other topical issues by the sharing of knowledge and experience.

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