News: June 2019

Updated resources to help you deliver apprenticeship standards

Just to let you know, we’ve now updated the Future Apprenticeships toolkit to include the latest policy, practice and tools. Many organisations and staff have used the toolkit as a roadmap to start transitioning to apprenticeship…

RETHINK MENTAL ILLNESS ACCESS TO WORK BID CALL FOR PARTNERS

Rethink Mental Illness is a Mental Health charity working to support individuals with Mental Health Conditions. Rethink understand the importance of support for people with mental health in the work place. We will be submitting a…

Message from The Prospects Group and Shaw Trust

The Prospects Group and Shaw Trust are pleased to announce that they are currently discussing the possibility of an enhanced strategic partnership to maximise opportunities for ensuring that both organisations support more young people and adults…

Double levy charge to boost skills funding, argues thinktank

IPPR calls for a new ‘productivity and skills levy’, and for the skills minister to work across government departments A new “productivity and skills levy” should replace the apprenticeship levy in order to improve the UK’s…

AELP Workshop: Bidding Best Practise: Non-Levy ITT

The long awaited ITT for non-levy apprenticeship funding has just been published through Bravo. This follows the announcement by Anne Milton MP at the AELP National Conference of the government’s decision to scrap the paused procurement…

Creating Highly Engaging Group Inductions

The effectiveness of a learner’s Induction can significantly influence their first impressions and inevitably, their thoughts on what their learning programme / apprenticeship might be like. It is important that Induction is not perceived by learners…

Date for the diary – AELP Autumn Conference

A quick heads-up that we have now set a date for our 2017 Autumn Conference, which will be held on the 1st November at the Principal Hotel in Manchester. In common with previous years this will…

16-19 underspend may return to Treasury

In a written answer to Gordon Marsden MP, Skills Minister Anne Milton MP has confirmed that the £267m underspend in 16-19 education may be returned to the Treasury for uses outside the FE sector “if alternative…

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