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AELP Member Survey 2020 – tell us what you think of us!

Every two years we go out to all our members with a comprehensive survey to find out what you think of the services we offer, and to help us plan ahead. The 2020 survey was originally scheduled for April but not unsurprisingly the pandemic put paid to that plan, but we are pleased to say that it is now finally open for your comments! The results of this survey will feed directly into the Senior Management Team and AELP Board, and directly influence what we do and how we do it, so a few minutes

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Countdown Issue 996

Jane is taking a break, so the baton has passed to me to write the Countdown introduction this week. On Wednesday the government announced the not entirely surprising news that it is pulling its three-year planned Spending Review that was due this Autumn and the Chancellor and the Prime Minister have decided to conduct a one-year interim Spending Review deal instead, setting department's resource and capital budgets for 2021-22. It's frustrating that we have again failed to get a longer-term

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The Insider 11 - Supporting the sector through Covid and beyond

Soon after the start of the lockdown, the skills minister Gillian Keegan became very excited about the findings of an AELP Covid-impact survey which found that an extraordinary 81% of apprentices were still actively learning after providers executed an almost overnight switch to online learning and assessment resources – so excited in fact that for her, it was like the work based learning sector was not facing any major delivery challenges. This achievement by providers was indeed remarkable a

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9 Sep

AELP Business Recovery Conference 2020: All recordings now available

The AELP Business Recovery Conference took place on Wednesday 9th and Thursday 10th September 2020

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29 Oct

Land Based Sector Forum

This sector forum meeting is chaired by Rebecca Diamond, director at KEITS Training Services Ltd. It is supported by Simon Ashworth, AELP’s chief policy officer and managed by Cheryl Swales, AELP national operations manager.

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29 Oct

Sector Share Update

To give delegates the underpinning of SectorShare and a tour around the website. Facilitator: Katrina Thomas, Project Manager, AELP Time: 10.00 am - 10.30 am

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