Submission 67: Spending Review 2019: A Submission from AELP’

Date published: 24.06.2019

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This submission sets up out a number of proposed areas aimed at helping to rebalance the skills systems, including the apprenticeship system through improving productivity, social mobility whilst also helping to ensure we have a healthy and sustainable long term funding model. These will address the current deficiencies, and unintended consequences which have been identified by many including various government entities since the implementation of the Apprenticeship Reforms in 2017 and allows

Submission 66: A Fully-funded Level 2 and Level 3 Entitlement for Young Adults aged 18 to 24

Date published: 20.06.2019

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600,000 young people leave school each year, of which currently circa 50%, or around 300,000 go through to join a higher education institution and undertake a traditional degree programme. The Augar review on post 18 education provides a detailed model with 50% of young people going through the traditional higher education route along with the need to support the other 50%. This short paper focuses on the 50% who currently choose not to pursue that academic route and have not yet achieved a full

Submission 65: AELP response to the Review of post-16 qualifications at level 3 and below in England

Date published: 03.06.2019

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Are standalone qualifications in personal, social and employability skills necessary? Please give reasons for your answer and tell us if there are other changes we should explore to support these skills being delivered in other ways. Please make clear if your answer varies in relation to different student groups, such as adults or those with SEND. It is important to note that at this sort of level the value of the qualification may not lie externally – it is the value of achieving something to

Submission: 64 AELP response to the Allocations methodology for the 16 to 19 Discretionary Bursary fund consultation

Date published: 15.05.2019

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Submission: 63 AELP response to the Work and Pensions Committee Universal Credit inquiry

Date published: 30.04.2019

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Do work coaches have the training and tools to support people in work effectively? If not, what further training and tools do they need? It is clear to us that anybody operating in the employability space should be adopting the best practice the industry has to offer. With that in mind, AELP encourages work coaches to look at the new Level 4 Employability Practitioner apprenticeship standard

Submission: 62 AELP response- Guided learning in Functional Skills

Date published: 29.04.2019

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Guided learning in Functional Skills - AELP welcomes the proposals, but concerns remain about the financial viability to deliver these programmes, impacting learners with already limited social mobility. With delivery expected to begin this September, reformed FSQs will be more robust and widely accepted by employers as an equivalent to GCSEs. AELP welcomes the proposed 20% increase in guided learning hours (GLH) to reflect the increased demands we can expect from the revised curriculum and

Submission: 61 AELP response to West Yorkshire Future Ready Skills Commission-call-for-evidence

Date published: 26.04.2019

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Submission: 60 Response to Ofsted’s Consultation on the New Education Inspection Framework (EIF)

Date published: 26.03.2019

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Q) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the proposal to introduce a ‘quality of education’ judgement? A) Strongly agree. We strongly agree with the proposal of having a new holistic judgement on a provider’s Quality of Education. Analysing provider data is clearly important and will continue to play a role in inspection, but we welcome the move to focus much more on the quality of teaching and learning. We have long said that apprenticeship standards are not directly comparable to the

Submission 59: AELP response to the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Youth Employment Inquiry: Series 5 – Employer support for youth employment

Date published: 04.03.2019

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Overview The skills sector has undergone a significant transformation over the past couple of years- through apprenticeship reforms, the development of new technical qualifications otherwise known as T- levels and a more robust functional skills curriculum due to be implemented in September 2019. These programmes all have similar objectives in that they aid to support young people to become work-ready and addressing long-term challenges on low productivity and social inequality.

Submission 58: AELP response to Government Consultation on provider Funding for the Delivery of T Levels – Feb 2019

Date published: 11.02.2019

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This document is AELP’s response to the government consultation “Provider funding for the delivery of T Levels”, which was published in November 2017 with a required response date of 19th February 2019.

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