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Countdown Issue 941

IfATE’s Rob Nitsch was rightly proud of his diary prowess this week, sending me a calendar invite, details of location etc all on his own as his assistant was away – I suggested if he keeps that up he might even be able to enrol on Business Admin level 2. It was the same day Keith Smith advertised for a diary manager at £32k – this really does feel like a post that could have been an apprentice – level 2 or if necessary level 3. Let’s not forget the DfE were recruiting eleven L2 Business Admin

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Countdown 940

Had a great meeting this morning with Liverpool Combined Authority, the local provider network and members of our devolution working group. What is clear is there is a lot to play for. Most of the combined authorities have spoken about this year being a transition year – not destabilising, ensuring payments work, building capacity in the authorities and the provider base. Each authority is taking different approaches to sub-contractors and range of other rules and we are slowly building up a

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Countdown Issue 939

I am writing this waiting for the spending review, or spending round as it has been described, wondering whether the government has given any thought as to how they are going to fund the hole in non-levy apprenticeships. We have had the extra £400m for FE announced earlier. Any new money to FE has to be welcomed and I am sure many of our members who offer study programmes will be pleased. It shows that FE is on the radar of the Treasury, Number 10 and DfE which is good (and the chancellor men

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19 Sep

Creative and Design Sector Forum

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.

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19 Sep

Foundation Special Interest Group

The AELP Foundation Special Interest Group is a complimentary half-day event for Members of AELP to attend. The aim of the AELP Foundation Special Interest Group is to capture the views and share common interest from members who have an active involvement with learners who are furthest away from the job market and or a learning environment to secure sustainable work through employability and pre-Apprenticeship provision, e.g. Study Programme and or Traineeship and the Work Programme.

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20 Sep

Webinar: CEO Member Update Webinar

An update from AELP's Chief Executive, Mark Dawe on key issues arising over the past month. This month's update will comprise updates on: - Spending Review 2019 - Apprenticeship reforms - Devolution update - Adult learning inquiry - WorldSkills Kazan - AELP Autumn Conference 2019

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