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Countdown Issue 857

We await to see whether a new Secretary of State has an impact on the apprenticeship policy and implementation, along with the other skills policies including T levels, and next week we have the publication of the latest start figures which should help focus the minds of officials and ministers. While it is certain the starts won’t be down as dramatically as before Christmas, the question is what will the figure be. And whatever that figure is, given it includes September starts, the overall

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Sector Connect 122 - January 2018

In this edition: AELP Spring Conference 2018 - Driving Best Practice T Level Consultation Events Have you checked out our new website recently? Hair & Beauty Sector Forum - Tuesday 6th February 2018 Financial Skills Sector Forum - Thursday 15 February 2018

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Impact of apprenticeship reforms on social mobility shared with Damian Hinds

AELP CEO Mark Dawe has written to Damian Hinds, the new Secretary of State for Education, congratulating the minister on his appointment. Damian Hinds has a track-record of commitment to improving social mobility and the letter enclosed an updated version of AELP’s summary paper on social mobility which had previously been circulated during last autumn’s party conference season. The paper explains how DfE apprenticeship and traineeship policies are actually working against social mobility,

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22 Jan

CEO Update Webinar

An update from AELP's Chief Executive, Mark Dawe on key issues arising over the past month.

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23 Jan

Health, Social Care & Early Years Sector Forum

The aim of the Health, Social Care & Early Sector Forum is to capture the views and common interest of members involved in the development and delivery of skills and employability provision in the Health, Social Care & Early Years industry and be aware of new policy developments and/or funding methodology impacting on traineeships, apprenticeships and employability programmes.

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24 Jan

Engineering & Manufacturing Sector Forum

The AELP Engineering & Manufacturing Sector Forum is a half day Member Event. These events are complimentary to all members to attend. The aims of the Engineering & Manufacturing Sector Forum is to capture the views and common interest of members involved in the development and delivery of skills and employability provision in the Engineering & Manufacturing industry and be aware of new policy developments and or funding methodology impacting on traineeships, apprenticeships and employability

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