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15th Feb 2017

Registration open for online apprenticeship service

The Department for Education and the Skills Funding Agency (SFA) are from today (13 February 2017) encouraging large employers to sign up and register for the apprenticeship service, in readiness for the launch of the apprenticeship levy on 6 April 2017. Read more >

9th Jan 2017

JTL article on levy’s impact for 16-18 apprenticeships

Jon Graham, the chief executive of a highly respected charitable training provider and AELP member JTL, has written an opinion piece for FE Week on how the introduction of the apprenticeship levy is expected to impact heavily on the number of 16 to 18 year old apprentices after May 2017 and the number of SMEs recruiting them in the building services and engineering sectors which JTL serves. His article, which includes proposed solutions, can be read here: Read more >

20th Dec 2016

Sector Connect Christmas Special #110

The December #110 only issue of AELP monthly members’ newsletter, Sector Connect is now available to all non-members organisations to share and view as a complimentary edition of the past twelve months. Read more >

9th Dec 2016

Happy Birthday Countdown – AELP 800th newsletter edition published today

“AELP, a voice to be heard and reckoned with.”

With AELP’s Countdown celebrating its 800th edition published this week to its members, the current Chief Executive, Mark Dawe has sought the views from the previous CEOs, Graham Hoyle OBE and Stewart Segal on their views and perspective on the current further education (FE and Skills) landscape. To read their contributions please click here to read their articles in full.
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28th Nov 2016

AELP Job Vacancy - Marketing & Membership Coordinator

Initial 6 month contract, 37.5 hours per week, Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm

Full details below, if you are interested in applying for the position please send your CV with a covering letter to [email protected] Read more >

10th Nov 2016

Looking to improve your marketing to employers?

We have of course recently been working closely with DfE, SFA and many others on ensuring that the Apprenticeship system is as effective as it can be possibly be in getting its message over to employers, and a large part of this is of course knowing and segmenting markets. Read more >

20th Oct 2016

Ofsted concerned about End Point Assessment and Employer Providers

Peter Lauener, this time wearing his Institute for Apprenticeships hat, faced MPs for the second time in seven days on the apprenticeship reforms on Wednesday when the Education, Skills and the Economy Subcommittee continued its inquiry into the reforms. The focus of this session was on quality issues. Read more >