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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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Countdown Issue 1086

To borrow a recent Ofsted quote, providers continue to operate with “creativity and resilience”.

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Countdown Issue 1085

Conservative Leadership Election 2022 - quick wins to boost skills for employers We are now down to the final two contenders for our next Prime Minister. I have written to Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak to suggest five ‘quick wins’, which the next Prime Minister could implement, to boost skills and drive more employer investment in training. They are: 1. Incentivise employers to invest more in their workforce, through a change to the tax system. Extend the Class 1 National Insurance contributions

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Countdown Issue 1084

Despite soaring temperatures grinding much of the country to a halt this week, officials across different government departments and agencies have been busy. There are plenty of things that providers will need to be aware of before we move into the new academic year…

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16 Aug

AELP Webinar: Curriculum Implementation – in relation to Ofsted Inspection and the Education Inspection Framework (EIF)

This interactive webinar focuses in detail on what the term ‘curriculum implementation’, as used by Ofsted as part of their expectations of all post-16 education and training providers really means in relationship to apprenticeships. In examining the term, Richard will endeavour to demystify the terminology around what is, to a large extent, a quite simple and straightforward concept. 10:00 - 11:00 am

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18 Aug

AELP Webinar: Effective Delivery of English Remotely

This interactive 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. Time: 10:00-11:30am Online: on Zoom

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19 Aug

AELP Member Exclusive Webinar: Hot Policy Topics August 22

These mid-month webinars are intended as a 30-minute snapshot to keep AELP members abreast of all the latest policy news and information; they will supplement the more in-depth full 1-hour policy webinars held at the end of each month.

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📢 Our online London Strategic Forum on Thurs 8 Sept, 10:00-12:30 is now open to all AELP members based or deliverin…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7

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