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Countdown Issue 1018

AELP is very sorry to learn of the passing of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. As many people are saying, the Prince was a marvellous public servant and someone who dedicated so much of his life to the betterment of young people. Our thoughts are with Her Majesty and the Royal Family. I hope that you all enjoyed the Easter break and the glorious weather that came with it – even if some of us where then treated to a day of snow! Because we live in exceptional times,

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Our new Membership portal – MyAELP is now live!

We are delighted to launch our new Membership portal - discover your AELP member only news, member only events, member-exclusive webinars and other member benefits, all in one place! Now you will have individual logins for each contact within a member organisation, with a valid organisation email address. (This replaces the existing login system that uses ‘one login for each member organisation’). You can access the portal here at

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Countdown Issue 1017

It’s been a week when we have had a rush of announcements most likely driven by a combination of the Easter break and the local election purdah period. On Wednesday, the ESFA published guidance on AEB reconciliation for 2020-21. This confirms the threshold arrangements which have not been welcomed by some in the college community. I need to stress that there is also a very strong message for ITPs implicit within the guidance based on our conversations with the Agency. For all ESFA funded

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18 Mar

Buy the recordings from Spring Conference 2021

You can now purchase all of the recordings from the conference which include the plenary sessions and all the 19 workshops. All presentation slides and handouts will also be included within this purchase. Sponsored by NCFE and Learning Curve Group.

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15 Apr

How to effectively deliver English online - tips and techniques

This 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. This is an interactive session on Zoom. Time: 10-11am.

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20 Apr

Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers – Refresh 2021 for NHS Employer Providers

It has been nearly two years since the ESFA launched the current Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers, therefore it is time for all providers to refresh their registration, including NHS Employer Providers. This webinar will support providers in their understanding of the process point out potential pitfalls and challenges to aid the transition from the existing to new register. Time: 10 am - 11 am

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Improv4Business is an approved supporting provider on the Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers (RoATP).

We provide presentation and public speaking skills training utilising improvisation and acting techniques. Our training can work either as stand-alone courses or support your learners working towards standards which include a presentation in the end-point assessment.

With over 13 years experience in delivering presentation and public speaking skills training, we are the perfect provider to help your apprentices to reach their full potential. Let us be the catalyst to enable your apprentices to flourish!

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Endless Possibilities is Walsall Council’s award winning Apprenticeship programme. We have nearly 400 Apprentices across the Council and our maintained schools and cover a wide range of Apprenticeships - including Degree level - in areas such as Teaching, Finance, Business Support, ICT/Digital, Project Management, Social Work, Civil Engineering to name but a few.

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