News: June 2019

Opportunities to work for Ofqual as a subject expert

Much of Ofqual’s work, across both the general and vocational areas, uses subject experts drawn from the teaching/training profession, academia and examiners as well as other education professionals. We are currently recruiting for additional subject experts…

New Study Programme resources launched

AELP launched two new resources, Study Programmes: Modelling and Operation – e-guide and self-assessment tool at the Modelling 16-19 Study Programmes across the FE & Skills Providers conference held at UCL Institute of Education (IoE) in…

Legislation due to promote Apprenticeships

Nicky Morgan, Secretary of State for Education, has announced plans for legislation to ensure that Apprenticeship employers and providers get into schools to give careers advice to pupils. Following considerable sector pressure, Ministers now recognise that…

SFA decide against reduced funding for online learning

Speaking at the Bett education technology show in London on January 20, Stephen Nichols, policy implementation manager at the SFA, confirmed that they will not be imposing a reduced funding rate for online learning, saying that…

EFA in-year growth arrangements confirmed

In response to a number of member queries, AELP have confirmed with the EFA that the principles of in-year growth arrangements for 2015/16 remain unchanged from last year. They told AELP, “For contract institutions that are…

AELP seeking to appoint a new CEO

Following the recent announcement of Stewart Segal’s new position with an AELP member organisation, we are currently seeking to appoint a CEO to lead the Association in its mission to represent its members’ interests and development…

AELP Editorial – 28 January

Stewart Segal, Chief Executive of AELP writes: The Times on Tuesday contained an editorial and a 16 page supplement on Apprenticeships – just the sort of publicity that we need to promote the benefits of the…

Apprenticeship Levy Survey

In April 2017, the apprenticeship levy will come into effect at a rate of 0.5% of an employer’s pay bill. A £15,000 allowance for employers will mean that the levy will only be paid on an…

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