Countdown Issue 931
I have never known so much passion and disbelief in response to the rejection of the Business Admin Level 2 standard – and from everyone that you can think of, in particular employers who see this programme as a vital first step into their business for younger people. The only people who really seem to think it is the right decision are the ones who made it. “They should just stay at school or college longer until they are ready for a level 3” – quote of the week and you know who you are!!
Countdown Issue 930
A member asked me this week what our call for action was? What is the big ask? What can we all get behind? In a period of uncertainty like this, new Prime Minister, possibly new Secretary of State and minister, definitely new Chancellor, we are likely to have a group of people in charge that have no real idea about the skills landscape and the challenges we all face. The new Prime Minister will be consumed by Brexit, but at the same time will want to make an impact as there will be an
Spending Review submission for skills focuses on productivity and social mobility
Financial, Accountancy and Legal Sector Forum
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 Thomas Burton, Director of Apprenticeships at NOCN. The forum is also supported by Mark Dawe, AELP
Webinar: The Management Fee Calculation Conundrum
Another opportunity to listen into this webinar which will explore some key factors that should be considered when developing fair and equitable charging policies. It will also offer some fresh, new thinking around potential models of best practice for calculating management fees – in order to create best value within subcontracting relationships.
Webinar: Funding eligibility requirements for adult learning
This 'member exclusive webinar' is designed to help participants develop their understanding of how they can ensure they are identifying the right source of funding for their 19+ adult classroom learners.
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SEP Educational Services
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Based in Essex and delivering nationally, we have significant commercial training experience within Microsoft, Cisco, Networking, Database’s, Project Management and most recently, a leading provider in Cyber Security with clients ranging from individual learners, the MoD and national blue-chip organisations where we are a preferred supplier. Most recently, our sister company has been awarded GCHQ accreditation.
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