‘Why wipe out good or outstanding apprenticeship training providers after latest Ofsted findings?’, asks AELP
Training leaders consider concerns about variable quality in the delivery of government funded skills programmes to be very over-stated following Ofsted’s confirmation today that four out of five independent training providers are good or outstanding. The inspection results in the Chief Inspector’s Annual Report 2016-17 are pertinent to the Commons Education Committee inquiry on the quality of apprenticeship training which begins in the new year.
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So I did think that if we waited until today, I might have something more to write about - maybe I could have written about the wonderful allocations that the ESFA had made for non-levy employers. But alas we still wait as I write this. At least when it comes, it will be an announcement that actually includes ITPs, although the way things are going you start to wonder. There have been many announcements this week where it seems that it has been forgotten what role ITPs play – either by
Sector Connect 121 - December 2017
1. Embracing neurodiversity – AELP’s new SIG meets in London 2. AELP Event - Dissemination of the Chief Inspector's Annual Report 2017 3. Coming to America – President Trump wants 5 million apprenticeships in the USA by 2020 4. Advertise with AELP - Special Offer 5. Patron Think Piece – CogniSoft - What is GDPR? 6. Patron Think Piece – Canvas - Transformative tech for learning providers 7. Hair and Beauty Sector Forum - Update 8. Future Apprenticeships Support Programme 9. AELP Events & Webinars
Patron Annual Lunch 2017
Patron annual lunch with AELP's Chair and CEO
CEO Update Webinar
An update from AELP's Chief Executive, Mark Dawe on key issues arising over the past month. December's webinar will include updates on Apprenticeship reforms, Devolution and Adult Education Budget, T Level consultation and Ofsted's annual report.
Dissemination of the Chief Inspector's Annual Report 2017
Ofsted continues to play a very important part in the further education and skills system. Inspection can be a major 'make or break' event. Understanding how Ofsted looks at things, its latest thinking, and where its concerns lie, is important for all of us.
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