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The Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP) is a national membership body, proudly representing around 800 organisations. AELP members support thousands of businesses and millions of learners in England by delivering a wide range of training, vocational learning, and employability programmes. We support learners of all ages, in every community, and at every level of post-16 study.

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We offer a range of benefits to our members including guaranteed up-to-date news and insight, added value services to strengthen your business, and lobbying to ensure your interests are represented effectively.

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Countdown Issue 1087

It is now less than 7 weeks to go until AELP’s inaugural Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion (ED&I) summit

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Countdown Issue 1086

To borrow a recent Ofsted quote, providers continue to operate with “creativity and resilience”.

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Countdown Issue 1085

Conservative Leadership Election 2022 - quick wins to boost skills for employers We are now down to the final two contenders for our next Prime Minister. I have written to Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak to suggest five ‘quick wins’, which the next Prime Minister could implement, to boost skills and drive more employer investment in training. They are: 1. Incentivise employers to invest more in their workforce, through a change to the tax system. Extend the Class 1 National Insurance contributions

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18 Aug

AELP Webinar: Effective Delivery of English Remotely

This interactive webinar will explore different approaches and strategies that can be easily implemented to engage learners with English in a meaningful way, monitor progress and provide a well-rounded level of skill development. Time: 10:00-11:30am Online: on Zoom

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19 Aug

AELP Member Exclusive Webinar: Hot Policy Topics August 22

These mid-month webinars are intended as a 30-minute snapshot to keep AELP members abreast of all the latest policy news and information; they will supplement the more in-depth full 1-hour policy webinars held at the end of each month.

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24 Aug

AELP Webinar: Mental Health and Developing Resilience

This webinar will provide professionals a space to explore their awareness of mental health. We will look at the different factors which can impact a person’s mental health, both positively and negatively.

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