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

Submission 77: Key principles to ensure the success of future Skills Accounts

Date published: 08.01.2020

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Submission 76: For the sector, by the sector: Subcontracting expectations and checklist for a main provider

Date published: 18.11.2019

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Submission 75: Tackling the adult skills gap, promoting lifelong learning and combatting the consequences of growth in automation

Date published: 23.10.2019

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The AELP blueprint to making the National Retraining Scheme (NRS) a success

Submission 74: Addressing the challenges in the external quality assurance (EQA) system for apprenticeships

Date published: 03.10.2019

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Addressing the challenges in the external quality assurance (EQA) system for apprenticeships: Submission by the Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP)

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