Upcoming Events

Forthcoming Events & Webinars

AELP’s events, conferences and webinars are important in providing our members with the most up-to-date information and include key developments within the sector. As an integral part of AELP’s membership offering members do, of course, receive significantly reduced delegate fees to attend. Many of our webinars are offered complimentary including a monthly update from AELP’s CEO Mark Dawe.

Our experienced events team deliver around 150 events per year, including three annual conferences; Spring, Autumn and during the summer, our two-day National Conference which is a must-attend key strategic event within the Skills and Employability sector calendar delivering to nearly 600 attendees per day. Full AELP members receive one complimentary place to attend both days which is worth £575.00 - a significant saving when compared to many of our membership fees.

Events are topical and delivered by high profile and experienced speakers or facilitators and always provide a great opportunity to network with other members. Ranging in size and type they are often delivered around the country bringing the event closer to you.

The partnerships we have with government agencies including; Ofsted, the Institute for Apprenticeships and the Department for Education ensure our events keep you one step ahead of any significant announcements and changes in the sector.

Alongside our events, AELP frequently deliver one hour webinars which offer the opportunity to listen to the latest news and sector developments from the comfort of your office. The recording of the webinar, presentation slides and any Q&As are often sent out post-webinar and are another valuable resource for your organisation. Click here to access Webinar Recordings On Demand »»

AELP continues to receive excellent feedback on our events and is proud to deliver this service for our members.

Featured Event

Date published: 29.10.2019
22 Oct

Understanding and preparing for the requirements of the New Ofsted Education Inspection Framework (EIF) - SOLD OUT

Date published: 22.10.2019

  • Events and Conferences

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An essential guide to understanding the content of the EIF. How inspectors will form their judgments on the quality of education and how colleges and training providers can gather and present evidence to demonstrate how their work meets or exceeds the expectations of the inspection framework.

The BCEC, Birmingham

29 Oct

AELP Autumn Conference 2019

Date published: 29.10.2019

  • Events and Conferences

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Skills for the Future

Now: The Midland, Manchester

30 Oct

Webinar: T Levels Update - Progress towards September 2020 and beyond

Date published: 30.10.2019

  • Webinars

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It’s now less than a year until the first T Levels are due to be taught in September 2020, but there still seems much to do and much to bottom out before we get there. Paul Warner has been leading on T Level policy for AELP since its introduction, and will give an overview of progress to date – what we know, and what we still don’t.

online

04 Nov

Webinar: CEO Member Update Webinar

Date published: 04.11.2019

  • Webinars

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An update from AELP's Chief Executive, Mark Dawe on the following issues: 1. Party conferences 2019 2. Apprenticeship reforms including EPA/EQA 3. T Levels 4. Traineeships review 5. Subcontracting 5. Ofsted inspections under new EIF 6. Devolution update 7. AELP Autumn Conference

online

05 Nov

Webinar: Emerging good practice in the operational implementation of the Prevent Duty

Date published: 05.11.2019

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Top tips to overcome the unique challenges that training providers face!

online

06 Nov

Hair and Beauty Sector Forum

Date published: 06.11.2019

  • Sector Forums
  • Member Exclusive Meetings

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The Hair and Beauty sector forum is chaired by Trevor Luker, director of The London Hairdressing Apprenticeship Academy Limited (LHAA) and vice chaired by Emma Mackay of City and Guilds. It is supported by Mark Dawe, AELP Chief Executive and managed by Cheryl Swales, AELP Project Manager.

Warrington

07 Nov

Webinar: Killer Factors That Make or Break Training Providers

Date published: 07.11.2019

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With the growth of new apprenticeship providers and Employer Providers, this webinar is particularly useful for understanding the key requirements and obligations of an apprenticeship training provider, as well as the common pitfalls to avoid. It is a ‘must attend’ for new entrant apprenticeship training providers, aspiring Employer Providers and those considering apprenticeship delivery for the first time.

online

12 Nov

Schools and Education Special Interest Group

Date published: 12.11.2019

  • Member Exclusive Meetings
  • Special Interest Groups

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The AELP Schools and Education Special Interest Group is a half day event, chaired by Jo Pountney and Jill Eaton, Managing Directors at Sporting Futures Training. The event is complimentary to all AELP Members wishing to attend. The Schools and Education SIG aims to capture the views and common interest of members involved in the development and delivery of skills and employability provision in the education sector.

London

13 Nov

Managing and delivering high quality work experience as an essential part of vocational programme

Date published: 13.11.2019

  • Webinars

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Save the date!

online

13 Nov

Hospitality and Catering Sector Forum

Date published: 13.11.2019

  • Member Exclusive Meetings
  • Sector Forums

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This sector forum is Chaired by John Hyde CBE, FIH, Executive Chairman of HIT Training Ltd. It is supported by Simon Ashworth, AELP Chief Policy Officer and managed by Cheryl Swales, AELP Project Manager.

London

14 Nov

Ofsted Nominee Training - SOLD OUT

Date published: 14.11.2019

  • Events and Conferences

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A timely update on representing your organisation as the Ofsted nominee under the new Education Inspection Framework (EIF).

Holiday Inn London - Camden Lock

14 Nov

Webinar: Tendering for Government contracts

Date published: 14.11.2019

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19 Nov

Webinar: Mastering Differentiation

Date published: 19.11.2019

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The impact and importance of differentiation on how well learners learn The webinar is designed to help tutors develop their understanding of the importance of differentiation to achieve good and better learning outcomes. This includes one to one and group sessions.

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21 Nov

Webinar: Lessons learnt so far from the implementation of the new Education Inspection Framework

Date published: 21.11.2019

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This webinar will disseminate early findings and lessons learnt from the first months of inspecting under the new EIF.

online

21 Nov

Financial, Accountancy and Legal Sector Forum

Date published: 21.11.2019

  • Member Exclusive Meetings
  • Sector Forums

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The aims of the Financial Skills Sector Forum are to capture the views and common interest of Members involved in the development and delivery of skills and or employability provision within the financial and legal sector. The Financial and Legal Sector Forum is sponsored by NOCN, chaired by Nici Caesar, Head Of Financial Services and Degree Apprenticeship Solutions at Kaplan and vice chaired by Leonie Thompson, at NOCN. The forum is also supported by Mark Dawe, AELP

London

26 Nov

Understanding and preparing for the requirements of the New Ofsted Education Inspection Framework (EIF) (Leeds) - SOLD OUT

Date published: 26.11.2019

  • Events and Conferences

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An essential guide to understanding the content of the EIF. How inspectors will form their judgments on the quality of education and how colleges and training providers can gather and present evidence to demonstrate how their work meets or exceeds the expectations of the inspection framework.

Crowne Plaza, Leeds

26 Nov

Webinar: Devolution Update

Date published: 26.11.2019

  • Webinars

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This series of webinars will explore the trends within devolved areas, see how 2019/20 AEB delivery is progressing and will look at where there may be opportunities for our members.

online

27 Nov

Business Services and Management Sector Forum

Date published: 27.11.2019

  • Member Exclusive Meetings
  • Sector Forums

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The Business Services and Management Sector Forum is designed for AELP Members involved in the development and delivery of skills and employability provision in business services and management. The agenda will focus on topical and key issues of the day, e.g. apprenticeship and traineeship funding reforms, trailblazer updates and key policy updates.

London

28 Nov

Understanding and preparing for the requirements of the New Ofsted Education Inspection Framework (EIF) (London) - SOLD OUT

Date published: 28.11.2019

  • Events and Conferences

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An essential guide to understanding the content of the EIF. How inspectors will form their judgments on the quality of education and how colleges and training providers can gather and present evidence to demonstrate how their work meets or exceeds the expectations of the inspection framework.

Holiday Inn Regent's Park, London

02 Dec

Higher Degree Level Special Interest Group

Date published: 02.12.2019

  • Special Interest Groups
  • Member Exclusive Meetings

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The AELP Higher Degree Level SIG aims to create a forum in which members can consider the opportunities available to providers wishing to develop a portfolio of provision at higher or degree level. The meetings will also capture the views and common interest of members already involved in the development and delivery of provision at this level that can help to inform AELP’s view on key policy issues.

Milton Keynes

03 Dec

Webinar: Getting tender ready

Date published: 03.12.2019

  • Webinars

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online

11 Dec

Higher Apprenticeships Conference 2019

Date published: 11.12.2019

  • Events and Conferences

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We are delighted to announce that AELP's Chief Executive, Mark Dawe will be sharing leading keynote insights at this year’s highly anticipated National Apprenticeships Conference 2019! And as a valued member of AELP, we’d like to offer you the chance to take advantage of an exclusive 15% discount to join Mark on the 11th of December at the Congress Centre. Mark Dawe will be joined by the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education, Office for Students (OfS), ESFA as well as a Provider

Congress Centre

13 Dec

Webinar: CEO Member Update Webinar

Date published: 13.12.2019

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Save the date for an update from AELP's Chief Executive, Mark Dawe on the key issues arising over the past month.

online

17 Dec

Ofsted Nominee Training

Date published: 17.12.2019

  • Events and Conferences

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A timely update on representing your organisation as the Ofsted nominee under the new Education Inspection Framework (EIF).

Hilton Leeds City

15 Jan

Implementing Prevent & the Responsibilities of the Statutory Duty in the FE Skills Sector

Date published: 15.01.2020

  • Events and Conferences

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A workshop to equip FE Skills providers with detailed understanding & practical advice to effectively implement the Prevent Statutory Duty

Novotel Birmingham Centre

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