Our goal is to influence the education, skills and employment agenda to secure:
AELP champions growth in apprenticeships with its members responsible for training over 70% of apprentices in England
The Youth Employment Convention held last week in the QE2 centre in central London saw a large gathering of professionals, officials and politicians come together to grapple with the thorny issue of youth employment.
3rd July 2013, Birmingham
“To help thousands of people to meet upfront course fees, taking away one of the main barriers to learning“
Matthew Hancock, Skills Minister, BIS
The Skills Funding Agency, Student Loans Company and Department for Business Innovation and Skills will be hosting a one day ‘24+ Advanced Loans Convention’ in Birmingham on 3 July.
.... including its name! (which they feel should not include the word guild).
The last task of a 24 hour lock in saw the long sought for consensus of a permanent name for ‘the Guild’, which it is hoped can be announced shortly (while intensive searches about its availability are carried out).
Now that the 24+ Advanced Learning Loans are live providers are reminded to make sure that you have ticked the checkbox on the Provider Details page to allow you to indicate on the Course Directory Provider Portal whether or not you have a facility to offer 24+ Advanced Learning Loans to learners.
After a very competitive recruitment process which attracted a very high calibre of candidates (which is a testament to the reputation of AELP) AELP Chairman, Martin Dunford, announced this week that Stewart Segal will succeed Graham Hoyle as Chief Executive of AELP.
It is not too late to book and register your place for the forthcoming complimentary AELP Sector Forums, Retail, and Hair & Beauty on 15 May in London with invited speakers from the sector and national stakeholders sharing up to date information, policy news and a round up from AELP on its activities across the skills and employability arena.