Submission: 92 AELP’s response to the IfATE’s consultation on changes to funding recommendations

Date published: 01.10.2020

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The Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP) acknowledges the efforts of the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IfATE) to move to a more transparent approach in the process to generate the value of maximum government contribution (funding band) towards the delivery of each apprenticeship standard. We particularly welcome the evolution of the previously proposed models, which we were highly critical of because they completely failed to represent the true cost of

Submission: 91 Spending Review 2020 – A Plan for Skills: A submission from the Association of Employment & Learning Providers (AELP)

Date published: 30.09.2020

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Key Policy Principles for the Success of the Further Education and Skills In developing our response to the 2020 Comprehensive Spending Review, AELP has based our recommendations and proposals on a key set of core principles on how we believe the further education system should operate within. On this basis, AELP believes:

Submission: 90 Targeted Autumn Covid-19 Recovery Package for Skills: A set of recommendations by the Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP)

Date published: 09.09.2020

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Submission: 89 Working with Skills: The Comprehensive Skills Approach – Investment Now to Secure Our Future.

Date published: 10.06.2020

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Working with Skills: The Comprehensive Skills Approach –Investment Now to Secure Our Future. A submission from the Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP)

Submission 88: Tackling the Barriers and Turbocharging Traineeships

Date published: 05.06.2020

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Tackling the Barriers and Turbocharging Traineeships

Submission 87: The Covid-19 Employment Challenge - Employment, Re-Employment and Upskilling - AELP Framework

Date published: 04.06.2020

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Summary This paper looks at the elements that need to be considered as we go through and come out of the Covid-19 crisis to ensure we have an employment, re-employment and upskilling programme that supports employers, sectors and individuals.

Submission 86: AELP Response to ESFA Consultation of Post-16 Subcontracting March 2020

Date published: 03.06.2020

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AELP ultimately believes that subcontracting is as much a consequence of the desire for the ESFA to maintain grant funding and not allowing new providers to deliver study programmes as well as a previous policy of minimum contract values which encouraged subcontracting to limit the number of main (prime) providers.

Submission 85: “Fatally flawed foundations threaten to undermine the sustainability of the apprenticeship system”

Date published: 13.05.2020

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AELP’s response to the IfATE’s consultation on changes to the funding bands recommendation process

Submission 84: AELP response to Ofqual’s consultation on exceptional arrangements for assessment and grading in 2020

Date published: 05.05.2020

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On 24 April 2020, Ofqual launched a consultation on proposals to provide learners of vocational and technical qualifications (VTQs) with grades, given the circumstances brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Submission 83: Urgent Action - End Point Assessment and Functional Skills

Date published: 20.03.2020

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Submission 82: AELP response to the consultation on the South Yorkshire Devolution Deal

Date published: 10.03.2020

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The mayoral combined authority (MCA) of the Sheffield City Region (SCR) is consulting on the devolution deal for South Yorkshire, which would give the devolution of powers over skills and training funding to the area covering the local authorities of Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham, and Sheffield. The SCR has stated its intention to improve educations attainment and increase the number of people progressing into suitable careers across South Yorkshire. To that end, it has proposed to take

Submission 81: A joined-up approach to careers information, advice and guidance

Date published: 28.02.2020

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The current system of careers information, advice and guidance (IAG) is failing people because it does not ensure inclusivity and awareness of opportunity. Young people in schools are often encouraged to follow a university route and, at the same time, kept in the dark about the wide range of opportunities available within apprenticeships and technical education. A recent survey revealed that only 11% of 15-18 pupils are encouraged by their schools to embark on an apprenticeship. At the same

Submission 80: AELP response to call for evidence on improving development opportunities for workers

Date published: 11.02.2020

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The Learning and Work Institute has published a call for evidence on ways to identify employer approaches to improving workforce progression and development. AELP acknowledges the importance of investing more money into further education and skills, having made the case on numerous occasions for greater investment in training to create good job opportunities for every cohort of learners while delivering the skilled workforce that the UK currently needs. We face a number of external and internal

Submission 79: AELP response to the DfE's consultation on removing the outstanding exemption

Date published: 10.02.2020

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On 10th January 2020, the Department for Education (DfE) invited views on proposals to remove the exemption for outstanding schools, colleges and other organizations delivering publicly funded education and training. Schools, colleges and training providers delivering publicly funded education and training are legally exempt from further routine inspections, if they were rated outstanding by Ofsted at their last inspection. The exemption has been in place since 2012 and approximately 3,600

Submission 78: AELP response to the Workplace Training and Development Commission

Date published: 07.02.2020

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Executive Summary AELP recognises the importance of investing in training and upskilling for people over the age of 25 in order to deliver the skilled workforce that the country needs both post Brexit and to address the changes skills based on changing technology and as a result of automation. The rise of automation in the workplace poses a significant challenge to the continued delivery of a skilled workforce. At the same time, this challenge represents an opportunity to future proof the UK

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