Countdown Issue 932
In November we will be witnessing a Dr Who moment – Gerry transforming into Jenny!! Congratulations to Jennifer Coupland (I don’t think you can call her Jenny by the way!). And well done IfATE for a great appointment. You can see AELP’s response below; I really believe this could be the beginning of a new era - you can throw that back at me at Christmas if it isn’t the case. Meanwhile the fight continues over level 2. And actually not just level 2 – look at the result of the AELP survey of
‘Social care crisis made worse by poorly funded training’, new AELP survey finds
The country’s unqualified adult carer crisis is being exacerbated by the government’s refusal to properly fund apprenticeships in the sector, according to a new survey published today. Training providers who train Adult Care Worker apprentices say that the prescribed funding rate for the apprenticeship programme at levels 2 and 3 (intermediate and advanced) is completely unviable. As a result, 59% of the surveyed providers are either reducing the number of apprentice carers they train or
Countdown Issue 931
I have never known so much passion and disbelief in response to the rejection of the Business Admin Level 2 standard – and from everyone that you can think of, in particular employers who see this programme as a vital first step into their business for younger people. The only people who really seem to think it is the right decision are the ones who made it. “They should just stay at school or college longer until they are ready for a level 3” – quote of the week and you know who you are!!
Webinar: Funding eligibility requirements for adult learning
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AELP London: Train the Trainer – Functional Skills Maths - Sold Out
Train the Trainer - Functional Skills Maths
Train the Trainer – Functional Skills English - Sold Out
Train the Trainer - Functional Skills English
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