Association of Employment and Learning Providers

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Association of Employment and Learning Providers

Our goal is to influence the education, skills and employment agenda to secure:

  • An integrated employment and skills strategy meeting employer and individual needs
  • A 14-19 learning curriculum giving equal weight to the vocational and academic
  • Opportunities for lifelong learning and sustainable employment for all
  • A government-supported market open to all providers offering high-quality learning

AELP champions growth in apprenticeships with its members responsible for training over 70% of apprentices in England

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Press Releases
No mention of giving employers a choice in BIS interim statement on Apprenticeship funding reforms disappoints AELP | 31 Jul 2014

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Submissions
Traineeships funding in England - draft AELP submission | 30 Jul 2014

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General News
Business, Innovation and Skills Committee call for urgent review of student loans | 29 Jul 2014

In a report published on 15 July the Business, Innovation and Skills Committee is calling for an urgent review of the student loans system having found a persistent record of inaccurate debt forecasting and a failure to collect student loans effectively that it believes threatens the continued existence of the current student loans model.
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Call for Jobcentres to face competition | 29 Jul 2014

A report, Joined up Welfare, just published by Policy Exchange has suggested that Jobcentres are failing to help people find long-term jobs and should be restructured.
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Consultation on implementation of new English and maths GCSEs | 29 Jul 2014

NIACE are leading the consultation on the implementation of the new GCSEs in maths and English on behalf of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) and The Department for Education (DfE) and are now seeking views from across the sector on what systems need to be in place to support young adults, adult learners, trainees and apprentices to achieve the new qualifications, which will become the national standard qualification at Level 2 for students in 16-19 education by September 2017 and by 2020 for adults.
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DWP Permanent Secretary defends Work Programme | 29 Jul 2014

After recent criticism of the Work Programme from the National Audit Office (NAO), the DWP Permanent Secretary used a session in front of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) to defend the programme, saying that "it is not the report I would have expected an auditor to be making."
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EFA funding documents published | 29 Jul 2014

EFA have published the 16 to 19 funding regulations and funding rates and formula guidance documents for 2014 to 2015.
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Embedding Equality and Diversity in Work-Place Learning | 29 Jul 2014

A meaningful rather than tick-box approach Date: Wednesday, 24 September 2014 Venue: St Giles Hotel, Central London
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ETF publishes Operational Plan | 29 Jul 2014

The Education and Training Foundation’s Operational Plan for 2014-16 has now been finalised and can be found on its website here.
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Independent review of JSA sanctions published | 29 Jul 2014

Following an independent review of Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA) sanctions the Government is planning to update its communications with claimants who have their benefits stopped for not keeping up their end of the bargain.
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Building Higher-Level Skills Provision

English and Mathematics in Apprenticeships Guide

Supply Chain Management - A good practice guide for the post 16 sector

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