Payment Holiday

As timetabled, there will be no further payment until 24th April due to the school holidays.  We hope you continue to enjoy the Easter break.

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EMA 14/15 Incomplete Applications

alarm clockA final reminder that applications currently held under query awaiting outstanding information must be completed as a matter of urgency or they may have to be cancelled and it will not be possible to reapply.  If you’re having difficulty finding the information we’ve asked for, please contact us.

If your application has recently been approved please ensure the Learning Choice Agreement is completed and returned to your school immediately – you must be working under an approved Learning Agreement to be considered for payment and if this remains outstanding too long, your entitlement will be cancelled.  It is not recommended that any LA remains incomplete by the time your study leave begins.

EMA 14/15 – session closed

attentionThe 2014/15 EMA session is now closed and applications can no longer be accepted.  If you applied recently and have still to provide outstanding information, please do so as a matter of urgency as it will not be possible to delay completion of the assessment indefinitely.  If we are unable to confirm your entitlement by mid April, we may have to cancel the assessment and it will not be possible to reapply.

New 2015/16 application forms will be available from mid-June.  Please do not use any blue 2014/15 forms to apply in the new session – the information within them will change and they are no longer valid.

Weekly Payment Due

piggybankThe next payment run is complete and ready to reach accounts on Tuesday 7th April.  Due to the Easter school and bank holidays, this is for attendance in week ended 27th March only and the usual Friday payment day is slightly delayed.

If you have a query about payment/non payment please contact your school/ Activity Agreement worker in the first instance.

Fotnightly Payment Due

piggybankThe next fortnightly payment run is complete and due to reach accounts on Friday 20th March.  This includes payment for weeks ended 13th and 27th March.

If you have a query about the amount received, please contact your school or Activity Agreement worker in the first instance.

EMA 14/15 – Final Deadline

alarmclock04This current 2014/15 EMA session will close to new applications on 31st March 2015.  No new applications will be accepted after that date and all applications which remain outstanding on 31st March will need to be completed as a matter of urgency.

To allow sufficient time for mailing, the online application request facility will be suspended during week beginning 23rd March.  It will still be possible to collect a hard copy application form from schools or One Stop Shops, or use the printable version on the  EMA page of the Falkirk Council website but all must be received here no later than 31st March and completed as soon as possible thereafter.

Fortnightly Payment Due

piggybankThe next fortnightly payment run is complete and due to reach accounts on Friday 13th March. This includes payment for attendance in weeks 27th February & 6th March

As usual, if you have a query about the amount received please contact your school or Activity Agreement worker in the first instance.

Fortnightly Payment Due

piggybankThe next fortnightly payment run is complete and due to reach accounts on Friday 27th February.  This includes payment for attendance in weeks 13th & 20th February.

As usual, if you have a query about the amount received please contact your school or Activity Agreement worker in the first instance.

EMA 2015/16 – Review and Preparation

We will shortly begin our preparation for the next EMA session, with the aim of having application forms available from mid-June.  As part of this preparation and our ongoing commitment to improvement,  we would be happy to consider your views on the application and other processes.  If you applied for EMA in this 2014/15 session and have any comments to make on the application form, guidance notes or other processes, please let us know.

Please note that we’re unable to consider comments regarding EMA policy or other regulations which are outwith our control and may not respond directly to your submission.

EMA 14/15 Submission Deadline

alarmclock04Applications from young people who are 16 between 1st Oct ’14 & 28th Feb ’15 and who attend school in the Falkirk Council area must be received here for registration and a first assessment by 28th February ’15 to be considered for payment backdated to the start of the January term.

Late applications will still be accepted until 31st March but can be paid only from the week in which we first receive the application form.  If you are having difficulty obtaining some supporting information but have not yet submitted your form, please do so now, even if incomplete.