Articles from Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP)

#Levy shortage starving small firms of #apprenticeships poses early test for Johnson campaign pledge

Small and medium sized businesses across the country are being prevented from offering new apprenticeships because the levy which funds the government’s flagship skills programme is running short of cash.

Social care crisis made worse by poorly funded training

The country’s unqualified adult carer crisis is being exacerbated by the government’s refusal to properly fund apprenticeships in the sector, according to a new survey published today.

Snake oil and scaremongers - Reality versus hysteria on new ESFA rules

The Association of Employment and Learning Providers has had a stream of providers get in touch over the last couple of weeks extremely worried about some of the interpretations being placed on ESFA funding rules for recognising prior learning and off-the-job training.

Clearly the money is going to run out - Mark Dawe discusses priorities for #Apprenticeship spending

Increasing the impact that skills training has on social mobility and workforce productivity

Spending Review submission for skills focuses on productivity and social mobility