Countdown Issue 937
Firstly thank you to Simon for doing a great job while I was away. We were going to do a ‘Countdown lite’ over the summer but to be honest the flow of information / change has been relentless! I am writing this as I prepare to fly off to Russia, as a WorldSkills UK board member, to support our WorldSkills UK team in Kazan, as well as share with many other countries their experiences of running a skills system and apprenticeships – there’s always something to learn. The one thing I do know
DfE’s ITP education and training workforce survey
The Department for Education is conducting a survey of education and training workforce in Independent Training Providers – the first of its kind. Please encourage your Head of HR or equivalent to take phone calls from IFF Research and, afterwards, your staff to complete individual online surveys. AELP fully endorses this survey as it helps raise the profile and contribution of ITPs. All ESFA-funded ITPs in England are in scope, giving the potential for a first ever census of ITPs! Also, all
Countdown Issue 936
So the big ticket item to start with this week (and carry-over from last week’s Countdown) are the results from our non-levy funding survey which we published last Friday. The results of our survey were widely reported, not just in the trade press, but also there was national interest, including the Financial Times – links to which can be found below. The headline being currently that three in every four training providers cannot currently meet the demands of the 98% of non-levy paying employers
Webinar: Active Learning techniques that can enable Wow Factor learning
This webinar is designed to help participants further develop their understanding of the types of teaching and training techniques that deliver real learning.
Year end, Qualification Achievement Rates and the ILR - SOLD OUT
Your Qualification Achievement Rate is a key metric, but are you sure you’re doing it right? The technical specification can be bewildering at times, can you honestly say you know how Hybrid End Year is calculated and what the implications are if you get it wrong?
Webinar: Preparation for self-assessment for new training and employer providers for the EIF
This webinar will tell you what you might want to consider when evaluating your provision through self-assessment and quality improvement planning based on the new Education Inspection Framework (EIF) which is being implemented by Ofsted in September 2019 for all post-16 education settings, including colleges, training providers, employer providers and local authorities.
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