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Countdown Issue 991

“We do not want to undercut apprenticeships” with Kickstart, said employment minister Mims Davies on a CBI webinar this week which just shows that AELP’s immediate response to the Chancellor’s plan for Jobs in early July has hit home across Whitehall. Judging from the comments by the webinar facilitator, it seemed like that many of the audience were ITPs because the CBI were receiving a lot of questions about apprenticeships and traineeships. The obvious question also came up about the much

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Countdown Issue 990

The initial feeling after AELP’s Business Recovery Conference was one of relief, not because I ever had doubts about the quality of the content but because technically this major online event went off almost entirely without any glitches throughout the two days. For this, we must express special thanks to Emily Brasier and her AELP events team and for the support received from our partners Lsect and Visions Group who ran the proceedings so smoothly from their studio in Reading. Simon Ashworth

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'Government needs to step up support for apprentices whose training has been stopped by the pandemic’, say training providers

Training providers have warned the government that apprentices whose training has been interrupted by the lockdown face being left dangling in the air because of the non-completion of their programmes. Ministers are being urged to quickly intervene. In a new submission to the Department for Education, the Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP) reports that due to Covid-19, widespread disruption to planned training and delays in assessments at the end of programmes mean that

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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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18 Sep

Member Exclusive: AELP Policy Member Update Webinar

A monthly update from AELP's Chief Policy Officer Simon Ashworth. Sponsored by The Skills Network

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22 Sep

Curriculum sequencing

This webinar sets out the parameters for creating an effectively sequenced curriculum. The session will consider how providers can use what they know about their learners, about the employers they work with, about teacher knowledge and experience and about awarding organisation expectations to set, monitor and evaluate an appropriate curriculum sequence.

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