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public Government changes Childcare Apprenticeship entry requirements | 1 Jul 2015
The government has announced that it is changing its policy on GCSE requirements for childcare apprenticeships.
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public How to support ‘Vulnerable Apprentices’ | Free webinar session | ASSP | | 1 Jul 2015
The webinar will launch a new module that has been developed by Capital Training Group and the Merton Chamber of Commerce to complement the existing Toolkit that they designed under Phase 1 of the Apprenticeship Staff Support Programme (ASSP) and will highlight the issues that employers face when employing Apprentices who are the most vulnerable.
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public AELP responds to Professor Alison Wolf’s latest report on the FE and skills sector | 29 Jun 2015
Immediately following the AELP National Conference, Professor (Baroness) Alison Wolf of Kings College London published a report called ‘Heading for the Precipice’ on the future of the FE and skills sector in the face of the major funding challenges
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public Evaluation of toolkits for contextualising Post-16 GCSE English and Maths | 24 Jun 2015
Two new toolkits to support practitioners of post-16 GCSE English and Mathematics were released in March 2015:
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public AELP Update June 2015 | 22 Jun 2015
This AELP Update June 2015 report sets out some of the recent activities that AELP has been involved in and highlights a number of successes against a backdrop of new challenges in the sector, budget restraints, and the demands for even higher quality benchmarks. However, none of that would have been possible without the continuing support and commitment from our members.
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public AELP responds to BIS announcement that the term ‘apprenticeship’ will be protected in law | 16 Jun 2015
The government has announced that apprenticeships are to be given ‘equal legal treatment’ as degrees, the enshrinement in law that 3 million apprenticeships will be created by 2020 and public sector bodies will be set apprenticeship recruitment targets.
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restricted FETL strategic seminars | 16 Jun 2015
The Working Well, as part of the FE Trust for Leadership’s programme of research grants, has developed nine one-day strategic seminars to be conducted with a number of leaders in the sector.
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restricted An opportunity to help DfE officials improve their understanding of work based learning | 11 Jun 2015
On behalf of the DfE and BIS, AELP is looking for providers to take part in a programme that aims to give officials working on important policies like vocational education, Apprenticeships and Traineeships the chance to understand exactly what the impact is in the real world.
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public ITT Opportunity | Apprentice Clearing House | Closing date 19 June 5.00pm | 5 Jun 2015
Consultation with automotive manufacturers to provide an active and operating ‘Apprenticeship Clearing House’ and to provide a service to the Automotive Industrial Partnership facilitated by Semta.
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public Dissemination Events - Towards a Teach Too Framework: lessons from the projects | 15 May 2015
UCL Institute of Education and AELP will share emerging findings from some of the 25 Teach Too Phase 2 projects, and discuss elements that could be built into the national framework (to be launched in the Autumn) at two discussion and dissemination events in June.
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