Regulating Independent Educational Institutions

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Closes 27 Nov 2020


Welcome to this online survey, which allows you to submit your views on DfE's proposals for regulating independent educational institutions.

The questions here should be read alongside the consultation document, which will provide background and technical detail on the proposals.

Questions 1-6 relate to general information about the respondent, questions 7-14 relate to widening the registration requirements, questions 15-20 relate to changing how some appeals against de-registration are determined, and questions 21-23 relate to the revision of the basis for consideration and approval of material changes to independent schools. 

1. What is your name?
2. What is your email address?
If you enter your email address then you will automatically receive an acknowledgement email when you submit your response.
3. Are you responding as an individual or on behalf of an organisation?
4. If you are responding on behalf of an organisation, what is your organisation?
5. Which of the following best describes the capacity in which you are responding to this consultation?
6. Would you like us to keep your responses confidential?

Information provided in response to consultations, including personal information, may be subject to publication or disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, the Data Protection Act 2018 or the Environmental Information Regulations 2004.

If you want all, or any part, of a response to be treated as confidential, please explain why you consider it to be confidential.

If a request for disclosure of the information you have provided is received, your explanation about why you consider it confidential will be taken into account, but no assurance can be given that confidentiality can be maintained. An automatic confidentiality disclaimer generated by your IT system will not, of itself, be regarded as binding on the Department.

The Department for Education will process your personal data (name and address and any other identifying material) in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018 and, your personal information will only be used for the purposes of this consultation. Your information will not be shared with third parties unless the law allows it.

You can read more about what the DfE does when we ask for and hold your personal information in our personal information charter.