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ALP Chairman Martin Dunford's keynote speech at ALP Forum

ALP Chairman Martin Dunford's keynote speech at the ALP Forum for Employment & Skills at East Midlands Conference Centre on 13 May 2009. 

AELP calls for greater Apprenticeship investment efficiency

Training providers are urging the government to be more efficient with its Apprenticeship investments to help meet goals for expanding the programme.

Graham Hoyle opening remarks from ALP Forum

Graham Hoyle's opening remarks from the ALP Forum for Employment & Skills, East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham, 13 May 2009. 

AELP launches Apprenticeship delivery materials

The Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP) has launched a suite of professional development resources for Apprenticeship providers.The resources include guides, tool-kits, staff training materials and videos, and were produced by 14 provider-led projects through the first phase of the Apprenticeship Staff Support Programme."In the context of a recovering economy, high youth unemployment and a general election round the corner, all political parties have made significant commitment to the Apprenticeship programme as the flagship route to gain skills and sustained employment," said Paul Warner, AELP's director of employment and skills.The current Apprenticeship programme is highly successful and will continue to adapt in meeting the government's drive to 'put employers in the driving seat'."For Apprenticeships to continue to be a success and be adaptable in meeting the needs of learners and employers, it is important that practitioner support and resources are in place to help continually improve the quality of delivery. We're confident that the high quality tools and materials we are launching today will have a significant impact in meeting this need."Natalie Thornhill

Skills at the top of political agenda, says AELP

There will be significant opportunities for training providers over the next five years as skills issues rise to the top of the political agenda, according to the Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP).

AELP's Martin Dunford outlines new voluntary code of practice

Martin Dunford, chairman of the Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP), explains the reasoning behind plans to launch a voluntary code of practice for supply chain management.

ALP transforms into to the AELP, check out the response from the sector

The ALP has rebranded to the Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP) to reflect the integration of the employment and skills agenda.

AELP: £8.6bn skills package needed to boost the post-pandemic economy

@AELPUK : An additional £8.6bn skills package needed to boost the post-pandemic economy

How Australia’s vocational education and training #VET sector is delivering skilled workers for a stronger economy

What an AELP delegation learnt Down Under Last month, AELP led a UK skills delegation to Australia sponsored by NCFE and with valuable assistance on the itinerary provided by Kerri Buttery of VETNexus.

Jane Hickie takes over as MD of AELP as Mark Dawe steps down

It was announced today that Mark Dawe, chief executive of the Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP), will be leaving AELP in mid-August to take up a new role within the skills sector.

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