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The Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP) is a national membership body, proudly representing around 800 organisations. AELP members support thousands of businesses and millions of learners in England by delivering a wide range of training, vocational learning, and employability programmes. We support learners of all ages, in every community, and at every level of post-16 study.

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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.

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Countdown Issue 1075

I hope you have all had a good week so far- it’s been quite a week here at AELP, and here are just some of the highlights…

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Why Improving Numeracy Does Add Up #NationalNumeracyDay

Why Improving Numeracy Does Add Up #NationalNumeracyDay As someone who completed a finance degree, I've always had a passion for numbers. Good numeracy skills are critical from both a personal and professional perspective. 18 May is National Numeracy Day, which is a great opportunity to celebrate and promote awareness about the importance of having good numeracy skills.

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Countdown Issue 1074

This week I have had the opportunity to catch up face-to-face with lots of colleagues from across the sector. I will come to that later but first news we have been waiting for has landed at long last.

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24 May

Maths & English Summit 2022

This one day summit, complimentary to AELP Members, will give providers the opportunity to come together to attend a dedicated event focusing solely on maths and English provision. Delivered in partnership with The Skills Network, we will explore the benefits of distance and blended learning solutions through the use of online resources dedicated to the delivery of maths and English.

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24 May

AELP Webinar: Delivering a Great Progress Review

This interactive webinar will examine how to carry out great progress reviews for your apprentices as part of their learner journey. 10:00 - 11:30am

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25 May

AELP Virtual Workshop: Designated Safeguarding Lead Training in FE

It is a statutory requirement for professionals meeting ‘robust 2-yearly training’ for those with a lead or designated professional role for safeguarding. Having completed safeguarding awareness training, this virtual workshop equips professionals to perform their senior safeguarding function.

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It's been an inspiring #LearningAtWorkWeek & we've loved sharing learner experience. To round off the week, meet Ga… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

We're using #LearningatWorkWeek to amplify the voice of work-based learners. Today, meet Emma Cain, who is taking… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Our CEO @janehickieAELP is looking forward to speaking at the @SkillsEduGroup Annual Conference next week alongside… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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