Articles from Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP)

Into work and onto skills training - the still unattained holy grail for many young people

The government has made a sizeable investment to underpin the Prime Minister’s “Opportunity Guarantee” announced last June to give every young person “the chance of an apprenticeship or an in-work placement” to boost the economy and bounce back from the pandemic. The potential financial commitment to Kickstart, apprenticeship employer incentives and traineeships is close to £3bn which is hardly pocket change.

Skills for Jobs White Paper right to put employers at the heart of FE reform

The Secretary of State @GavinWilliamson calls the long awaited #SkillsforJobs white paper a "blueprint" for the future of further education.

Outcome focused approach in FE white paper welcomed by training providers

@jane_hickie @AELPUK response to FE white paper  AELP welcomes the Skills for Jobs white paper with its outcome focused approach and emphasis on working closely with employers.  

Light at the end of the tunnel for thousands of held-up apprentices in exams controversy

The Association of Employment and Learning Providers (@AELPUK) sees the publication of the DfE/Ofqual consultation on awarding qualifications in 2021 as a distinct ray of light at the end of a long dark tunnel for over 40,000 apprentices and other vocational learners who have been unable to take their maths and English tests due to covid restrictions and whose career progress has been held up by lack of government action over recent months.

Three AELP members receive MBEs in the 2021 New Year’s Honours

@AELPUK members Nicki Hay @TrainingEstio, Sharron Robbie @FlipflopRobbie @DCTrainingNet & Sue Tipton @ProtocolGroup all receive MBEs   The Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP) is absolutely delighted that MBEs in the New Year’s Honours have been awarded for services to apprenticeships and skills to: 

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