Briefing Paper: 50 AELP Sector Headlines, January 2018
Date published: 10.01.2018
AELP is launching this week a new essential facts-and-figures service for members called Sector Headlines. Your monthly update will have key statistics and trends all in one place. Indeed, over 20 government data sets are used to compile Sector Headlines, with topics including apprenticeships starts, new Standards published, unemployment, adult participation and much more. AELP members can view Sector Headlines here.
Briefing Paper: 49 The Role of Independent Providers in Technical Education Reforms
Date published: 29.08.2017
Introduction 1. This paper gives an overview of the current proposals for T-levels following the publication of the Post-16 Skills Plan in July 2016, and the Spring Budget of 2017. It particularly highlights the potential role and positioning of independent training providers (ITPs) with regard to these proposals, arguing that they should not be seen as a “college-only” strand of provision by either the department or the sector more generally.
Briefing Paper: 48 The Taylor Review of Modern Work Practices
Date published: 19.07.2017
Education and Training: Key Extracts and Recommendations 1. Education and training Education and training support individuals to develop and progress in work. Moreover, upskilling can result in better employment rates, higher earnings quality, lower job insecurity and lower job strain. However, there is evidence to suggest that the number of individuals who have access to regular training opportunities is falling. The percentage of workers receiving ‘off-the-job’ training in the past...
Briefing Paper: 47 Apprenticeship Levy: Questions and Answers (May 2017 Update)
Date published: 10.05.2017
The government has set out its vision for Apprenticeships until the year 2020 which includes the introduction of an Apprenticeship Levy . The Association of Employment and Learning Providers recognises that the Apprenticeship Levy will drive engagement by larger employers in high-quality Apprenticeships, a drive which we believe strongly will positively impact on:
Briefing Paper: 46 FOR IfA BOARD MEMBERS
Date published: 12.04.2017
Introduction The contents of this paper were sent to the newly-appointed Board members of the Institute for Apprenticeships (IfA) by AELP CEO Mark Dawe at the beginning of April 2017, to brief them on AELP policy positions regarding the Apprenticeship, the levy, and associated items.