How to get to good or better at inspection – what evidence is needed to demonstrate your strengths – Monday 28 January

This 1 day training event, for Heads of Quality, Quality Co-ordinators, etc has been designed to provide support for training providers to ensure they continue to be ready for a pending inspection.

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News: March 2017

What now for the levy reforms?

By Nick Linford, Editor at FE week: Apprenticeship take-up since the introduction of the levy last May continues to slide, but whether this represents a longer-term problem is debatable. The CBI calls it “alarming”, which, given…

Lauener pledges salary to student hardship fund

Peter Lauener will donate the £25,000 salary he will earn as chair of one of the UK’s largest college groups to a student hardship fund. Apparently one of the busiest men in FE, the former boss…

Three million apprenticeship starts

The government’s ambition to reach three million apprenticeship starts by 2020 is slipping further out of its grasp as we hit the halfway point, according to exclusive FE Week analysis of the latest statistics. The number…

Top providers turn to MPs for non-levy relief

Top training providers and colleges still denied non-levy contracts are turning to influential MPs in an effort to squeeze the cash they need from the government. Exeter College, which FE Week rates as the best college…

Natspec Maths Week 2018

Please find attached the information about Maths week 2018. We hope you will join Natspec at the launch webinar and enter the competition. Natspec Maths week flyer

AELP Spring Conference 2018 – Driving Best Practice

AELP Spring Conference 2018 – Driving Best Practice Wednesday, 28 February 2018 | Holiday Inn M6 – Coventry The AELP Spring Conference takes place just before National Apprenticeship Week 2018 and almost a year after the…

Supporting the Teaching of Functional Skills: new one-day courses

The aim of these one-day courses, developed and delivered by ccConsultancy and partners, is to introduce you to newly-produced exemplar activities produced by Pye Tait Consulting on behalf of the Education and Training Foundation. The courses…

ESFA: individualised learner record R06 2017 to 2018

The individualised learner record (ILR) R06 data collection for 2017 to 2018 academic year closes on 6 February 2018. The ESFA use this return to calculate: * 16 to 19 revenue funding allocations to institutions and…

Hospitality Standards Review – Provider Feedback Required

Now that the new hospitality standards for Commis Chef and Hospitality Team Member are being delivered at level two, providers are realising the complexity of these new standards and the excessive requirements of the End Point…

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