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The Insider 04 - Careers, Information and Guidance

Date published: 24.09.2018

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Welcome to issue 4 of the Insider. You only need to say careers information and guidance and there is a torrent of views from virtually everyone in the education sector – and plenty from me. And in the skills sector the views ‘are even more extreme. There is still a belief, rightly so, that many schools do not explain adequately the range of options available to a young person. In many cases this isn’t deliberate, it is just a lack of expertise and understanding for those giving the advice.

The Insider 03 - DIGITAL

Date published: 17.07.2018

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Welcome to Issue 3 of ‘The Insider’! Welcome to the digital edition of the Insider. Last month we had another fabulous AELP National Conference, sponsored by NCFE, and a highlight for me was to welcome Optimum Skills Limited on to the stage as AELP’s 900th member. Less than four weeks later, we are chasing the landing of our 1000th member because we have just had 62 NHS Trusts join AELP with more expected to follow. Despite a challenging environment and falling apprenticeship starts, AELP’s

The Insider 02 - LAW

Date published: 24.05.2018

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Welcome to Issue 2 of ‘The Insider’! The spotlight has recently been thrown on the governance of providers and ensuring compliance with the legal requirements for running a business forms a major part of this. Therefore with the support of AELP Patron, VWV, this issue offers advice to members on two very topical matters where compliance is extremely important.

The Insider 01 - Recruitment

Date published: 28.02.2018

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Welcome to Issue 1 of ‘The Insider’ We are delighted to introduce our ‘new and improved’ bi-monthly digest, The Insider. The Insider replaces Sector Connect. But don’t worry. It still contains all the information you need to keep you fully up to speed with the latest news and policy developments from our Sector Forums and Special Interest Groups. The main change that you will see, is that each edition of The Insider will focus in on a key theme.

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