Countdown Issue 865
This Countdown picks up at the end of National Apprenticeship Week and into another week where things don’t seem to be getting any quieter. Yesterday I had the privilege of visiting Dyson, specifically to look at their development of a new University and how they might work with World Skills, but we also discussed the wider skills development within the organisation. Before I arrived I seemed to have gathered about 10 orders for the Dyson hairdryer as if there would be buckets of them as I walk
AELP withdraws from the governance of the Education and Training Foundation
The Board of the Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP) has decided that AELP should formally withdraw from the sector ownership of the Education and Training Foundation (ETF) and that AELP should give up its representation on the ETF Board with immediate effect.
Countdown Issue 864
So so much to write and so little time to write it!!!! National "Apprenticeship Week" (NAW) is in full flight and it has been fantastic – incredible celebration of what is good about apprenticeships – Apprenticeships Work is the strap line and we all know they do. Already this week I have heard so many inspirational apprentices talking about their experiences and work - running banks at 21, doing the lighting for the Shard, managing their unskilled graduate colleagues. How could you not be
Future Apprenticeships: How to use the Learner Entry Tool and complete the ILR
The ILR is a vital tool that providers need to understand how to use in order to get paid. This webinar will go through the basics and highlight key things to look out for.
CEO Update Webinar
An update from AELP's Chief Executive, Mark Dawe on key issues arising over the past month. This month's agenda will comprise: - Chancellor’s Spring Statement 2018 - Apprenticeship reforms - Subcontracting and management fees - Traineeships - AELP quality improvement support services for providers
Future Apprenticeships: Coaching and Mentoring for apprenticeship success
This webinar will focus on the differences between coaching, mentoring and counselling. The advantages of providing this type of apprenticeship support and show how effective coaching and mentoring is useful when developing excellent learning programmes with contribution towards the on and off the job learning element.
WATCH the heartwarming moment social workers read feedback from parents they've helped. Want to be a social worke… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
AELP is a national membership organisation that represents the interests of over 860+ organisations that deliver apprenticeships, employability support and vocational learning.
Our main purpose is to lobby for government funded skills and employment programmes that increase workforce productivity and improve social mobility.
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.
Countdown and The Insider
Access regular updates on the latest sector news, contribute to policy development and gain valuable insight through tailored webinars.
Advertise in The Insider, AELP's bi-monthly newsletter or why not send an eshot (HTML email) to AELP members?
Member Exclusive Meetings
Our Sector Forums and Special Interest Groups enable members to share their insight, influence the agenda, network and collaborate.
Events, Conferences & Webinars
Our market-leading conferences enable members to hear from expert speakers from Government, providers and employers; discuss key issues; and network with peers.
AELP members can access a series of Apprenticeship Levy Model Contracts to use in their negotiations with Levy paying employers.
AELP represents the interests of its members by effectively lobbying on their behalf to government and its agencies.
CEO Update Webinars
Every month, AELP CEO Mark Dawe provides a full analysis of the key skills and employment issues exclusively for AELP Members in an hour-long webinar.
Practical support and guidance
AELP stands at the heart of supporting the Training Provider sector. We are here to offer you support, advice and guidance.
AELP has a dedicated research team that provides the qualitative and quantitative evidence to back our policies and activities.
We carry out staff training in classroom settings and online, our trainers and assessors tailoring their approach to suit the organisation and its employees. Solvo Vir helps individuals unlock their potential and turbo charge their careers in a range of different industries, through high-quality apprenticeships.
The apprenticeship programmes we provide empower employees to gain the industry-specific qualifications they need to further their chosen career. Employers look to us to provide on-the-job training that improves their organisation’s productivity, efficiency and agility.
Solvo Vir is based in Sale, Greater Manchester. We have been providing training to organisations throughout the UK since 2012.
For further information please visit: www.solvovir.co.uk
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
ACCA is the world's most forward-thinking professional accountancy body.
We have more than 200,000 fully qualified members and 486,000 students worldwide.
We connect with businesses large and small, governments, educational establishments and opinion formers. We're on top of emerging trends, legislation and legal requirements.
We were founded in 1904 with the goal of opening up access to the accountancy profession. Diversity and opportunity are part of ACCA’s DNA and we are proud to support apprenticeships as a pathway for hard-working and talented individuals.
Because of all this, we’re able to create the innovative, strategic-thinking accountants our fast-changing world needs.
For further information please visit: http://www.accaglobal.com/gb/en.html