Urgent government action needed as apprenticeship numbers continue to fall
Commenting on today’s monthly apprenticeship statistics, AELP chief executive Mark Dawe said:
Employers in the driving seat? New thinking for FE leadership
A major new 12 month research project called Employers in the driving seat? New thinking for FE leadership has been launched by AELP Research, the research unit at the Association of Employment and Learning Providers, supported by FETL, the Further Education Trust for Leadership. We invite FE senior leaders from across FE and Skills in the UK to get involved in round table discussions about the implications for the sector and society of moving towards a more employer-focused system.
Countdown Issue 861
For those of you who remember the 12 days of Christmas – I know, seems like last year – my wish number 11 has not only come true, it has been exceeded (https://www.tes.com/news/further-education/breaking-views/first-day-christmas-my-true-love-gave-fe). However not doing so well on the other 11 wishes. What is more, Plymouth are playing the Chairman’s team on Saturday – tickets sold out in a day so won’t be going to Oxford, but a career limiting win is fine by me!! Seriously though – there are
CEO Update Webinar
An update from AELP's Chief Executive, Mark Dawe on key issues arising over the past month. This month's update will include: • Apprenticeship reforms • Subcontracting • T-levels • Quality and inspections
Supporting Apprentices and Employees with a Mental Health Condition
This webinar will outline a number of ways your apprentice or employee can be supported with their mental health. Delivered by Kath Wood a Disability Consultant at Remploy. Kath will explain the main features of some common mental health conditions and offer advice to delegates about how to create a plan to adapt support and services to accommodate the needs of clients with mental health conditions.
AELP Spring Conference 2018
The AELP Spring Conference takes place just before National Apprenticeship Week 2018 and almost a year after the introduction of the Apprenticeship Levy. It’s an ideal time to take stock of how the reforms are progressing and identify new opportunities emerging from the policymaking pipeline. At the same time, implementation of the T Level reforms is starting to gather momentum.
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 Sector Connect
Access regular updates on the latest sector news, contribute to policy development and gain valuable insight through tailored webinars.
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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.
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