Association of Employment and Learning Providers

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public Peter Lauener Appointed Chief Executive of SFA | 29 Oct 2014
We are pleased to see the announcement that Peter Lauener has been appointed to the permanent position of Chief Executive of the Skills Funding Agency.
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restricted ITPs Perform well in Ofsted | 28 Oct 2014
We have analysed the Ofsted figures for inspections in 2013/14 and found some very encouraging results for independent training providers (ITPs) when compared to other types of providers.
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public £2 million boost to help low-paid retail and hospitality staff | 16 Oct 2014
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) have launched a competition for retail and hospitality firms to win a share of £2 million to come up with ways of supporting their lower paid staff to increase their earnings.
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public Disabled Living Foundation and Shaw Trust (AELP Member) have agreed to merge and form a new partnership. | 16 Oct 2014
The Disabled Living Foundation (DLF), a national charity providing impartial advice, information and training on independent living for over 40 years, has joined forces with Shaw Trust (an AELP Member).
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public Entries for TES FE Awards now open | 16 Oct 2014
AELP has warmly welcomed the return of the Training Provider of the Year category in the TES FE Awards 2015 which are now open for entry.
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public Equality and Diversity Good Practice Fund | 16 Oct 2014
Skills Funding Agency funded colleges and training providers, including the National Careers Service and offender learning, are invited to bid for up to £30,000 to deliver projects which advance equality, diversity and inclusion.
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public Just 5 weeks to go | the greatest skills show in the UK | ITPs book now | 16 Oct 2014
As AELP Members, you can get up to 20% discount to exhibit at the Skills Show in Birmingham on 13-15 November.
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public AELP policy publication | Manifesto for driving an economic recovery | 14 Oct 2014
Last year, we launched our first policy Manifesto at the AELP National Conference. At this year’s national conference, we issued an update of the Manifesto, showing progress on the identified key issues and reinforcing the need to improve the employment and skills system.
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public BCC survey find young people not adequately prepared for work | 10 Oct 2014
The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has published the findings from its workforce survey, Developing the Talents of the Next Generation, which show that businesses overwhelmingly feel that many young people are not adequately prepared for the workplace upon leaving the education system.
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public Growing Apprenticeships | 10 Oct 2014
Both main political parties have set out a clear commitment to growing the Apprenticeship programme.
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