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Countdown Issue 910

So first of all, AELP Board elections. All full provider members have the opportunity to vote for the board nominations. There are a number standing this year, and as the majority of members are in the small provider category you can therefore vote for these candidates (see details below). It is really important that our members feel properly represented by AELP and the elected board members is one important way of ensuring this is achieved – so please vote!! Watch out soon for the launch of

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Countdown Issue 909

I was writing this yesterday and thinking – this is all very serious and sensible as an intro. Then bang – DfE show their hand this morning. (Click here for details). £38m capital for T levels – hoorah. But only for colleges – Boo. I had to double check – not even the ITPs that managed to scrape into the pilots – nope they don’t need capital either. Oh, and it is worse. Colleges that aren’t even in the pilots can bid for money. Read the FE week article here. This isn’t inappropriate

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Countdown Issue 908

Hairdressing reared its well-groomed head again this week. The main feature in TES was triggered by Damian Hinds comment that we train too many hairdressers. I am not going to go off on my usual rant – this article did it for me. Dawn Ward (started out as a hair and beauty therapist, now Principal of Burton and South Derbyshire College) made the comment, “Nobody questions the fact that universities train more law graduates than there are jobs, that they have more archaeology graduates than

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19 Feb

CEO Update Webinar

An update from AELP's Chief Executive, Mark Dawe on key issues arising over the past month. This month's agenda will comprise updates on: - Apprenticeship reforms - Standards and funding band reviews, inc. L2 Bus Admin - EPA and EQA - ESF - Devolution update - T level developments - AELP National Conferences 2019

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21 Feb

Effective Practice in Fostering Learner’s Motivation to Learn

Research and practical experience have shown that a key factor in delivering successful learning sessions is tutor understanding of how to get learners motivated to learn. Tutors who recognise this are successful in engaging their learners. Tutors who do not recognise this tend to ascribe fault to the learners – which does not improve their situation. This webinar is designed to help participants further develop their understanding of how to improve learner’s motivation to learn.

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21 Feb

Sports and Recreation Sector Forum

This forum is Chaired by Stuart Dickinson, National Apprenticeship Manager for GLL College. It is supported by Paul Warner, AELP Director of Research and Development and managed by Cheryl Swales, AELP Project Manager. The agenda for this meeting will include an update from AELP and CIMSPA and we’ll also be hearing from Kerry Boffey (ALIN) regarding Fellowship of Inspection Nominees (FIN) and the discounts available for AELP Members.

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