Articles from Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP)

Thousands of SMEs denied chance to recruit apprentices as a result of levy shortage

Two-fifths of training providers are having to turn away smaller businesses wanting to recruit apprentices because of the growing shortfall in funding from the £2.8bn #apprenticeship #levy

Collaboration instead of Competition, AELP's Mark Dawe discusses the FE System of the future

Last chance saloon means subcontracting rules for the sector must be tightened up

Clearer expectations for the lead contractor of a government funded skills programme should be set out and complied with as the way of ensuring integrity in the subcontracting arrangements that are commonplace in the further education and skills sector.

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.

Emerging economies are increasingly recognising the role that independent training providers and vocational skills education can play in meeting skills needs

Emerging economies making more use of Independent Training Providers to improve skills, joint British Council / AELP research finds Countries in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia are increasingly recognising the importance of vocational skills education as a driver of socio-economic development and the role that independent training providers (ITPs) can play in helping business growth, national productivity and in eliminating poverty.


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Designated Safeguarding Lead Training

A provider’s Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) plays a critical role in its approach to safeguarding its learners, training its staff, providing...

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Effective Governance in Post-16 Training

Over the course of the last few years, ineffective governance has been one of the most commonly occurring Ofsted criticisms of providers deemed to...

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Learning and Skills Teacher (Level 5 Apprenticeship)

The Solvendis specialist adviser team are pleased to be able to offer an effective response to the need to develop the teaching and training skills...

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