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: 06.02.2020
29 Jan

Health, Social Care and Early Years Sector Forum

Date published: 29.01.2020

  • Member Exclusive Meetings
  • Sector Forums

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This sector forum is chaired by Lyndsey Herdman, Head of Early Years at BB Training, and Vice Chaired by Geraldine Donworth, Industry Manager for Health Care and Childcare at City and Guilds. It is supported by Simon Ashworth, AELP Chief Policy Officer and is managed by Cheryl Swales, AELP Project Manager.

London

29 Jan

CEO Jan Member Update Webinar

Date published: 29.01.2020

  • Webinars

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An update from AELP's Chief Executive, Mark Dawe on the key issues arising over the past month. Agenda - Apprenticeship reforms including transition arrangements - T Levels - Devolution update - Lobbying the new Parliament - Skills account proposals - QAR

online

04 Feb

Skills hidden in plain sight: An approach to engaging employers in productive WBL

Date published: 04.02.2020

  • Webinars

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This complimentary webinar for members will demonstrate a fresh approach to employer engagement and working with Employees/Apprentices and Trainees to maximise potential learning in the workplace.

online

06 Feb

AELP Spring Conference 2020

Date published: 06.02.2020

  • Events and Conferences

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The AELP Spring Conference for Practitioners 2020, is ideally timed to allow providers to adjust their operational strategies in the face of continued reforms to the sector as part of a post-Brexit Britain. The sessions in this workshop-only event, each repeated once during the day, have been chosen after consulting AELP members to help practitioners to meet this challenge. 16 workshops topics mean that there will be something for everyone,

The NEC, Birmingham

07 Feb

Visual Learning Approaches

Date published: 07.02.2020

  • Webinars

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This webinar is designed to help tutors develop their understanding of visual approaches to learning, and how they can contribute to the achievement of session learning outcomes. This includes one to one and group sessions.

online

12 Feb

Hair and Beauty Sector Forum

Date published: 12.02.2020

  • 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.

Eastleigh

12 Feb

Safeguarding learners in the digital world

Date published: 12.02.2020

  • Webinars

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This dynamic, high quality presentation will provide staff with an up-to-date insight into games and apps that learner’s are using today. It will focus on the relevant challenges the internet poses towards our learners i.e. sharing, chatting, playing and ‘friendships’.

online

13 Feb

Engineering and Manufacturing Sector Forum

Date published: 13.02.2020

  • Member Exclusive Meetings
  • Sector Forums

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This sector forum group is chaired by John Osborne, MIT Skills. It is supported by Simon Ashworth, AELP Chief Policy Officer and managed by Cheryl Swales, AELP Project Manager. The aim of the forum is to capture the views and common interest of members involved in the development and delivery of skills and employability provision in the Engineering, Manufacturing and Automotive industry.

Coventry

19 Feb

Monitoring and evaluating the learner journey

Date published: 19.02.2020

  • Webinars

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An insight into the monitoring and evaluation of the learner’s journey and how this aligns curriculum planning and impact on the learner. Considerations as to methods to use to evaluate and record progress to ensure learner progress over time and milestone achievement in relation to the learner's starting point. The role of the employer and how they contribute to the monitoring of the learner’s journey.

online

26 Feb

Creative and Design Sector Forum

Date published: 26.02.2020

  • Member Exclusive Meetings
  • Sector Forums

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This is a new sector forum group which was set up in October 2018. It is chaired by Alexis Michaelides - Founder of Big Creative Education, supported by Paul Warner, AELP Director of Research and Development and managed by Cheryl Swales, AELP Project Manager.

Manchester

27 Feb

Schools and Education Special Interest Group

Date published: 27.02.2020

  • 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

18 Mar

Developing Life Skills and Mental Toughness and why that matters

Date published: 18.03.2020

  • Webinars

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This webinar will examine briefly the mental toughness concept and look at tools and techniques designed to help people to deal effectively with stressors, pressures and challenges. Including: Positive thinking, Visualisation, Anxiety Control, Attentional Control & Goal setting Provide an insight into why some interventions work for some and not for others.

online

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