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

There’s still time for apprentices to sign up to give a #10kTalk

Exciting opportunities for apprentices! Please share the #10kTalks campaign with your apprentices As part of National Apprenticeship Week 2018, the National Apprenticeship Service has encouraged secondary schools across England to arrange for an apprentice to share…

AELP Events Programme 2018/19

AELP has responded quickly to the rather surprising recent announcement that from April 2018, the Department for Education will no longer be funding the Education and Training Foundation’s (ETF) Future Apprenticeship programme. At such a critical…

FE Week editorial – Nick Linford – A market ripe enough for change?

Employers are paying too much for their apprenticeships, according to the Department for Education. Officials “expected” employers would negotiate prices below the relevant upper limit they set before April last year, and the Institute for Apprenticeships…

Skills minister: Apprenticeships will surge in September

From FE Week: The skills minister says September is the month by when she expects a surge in apprenticeship starts, as revealed in an exclusive webinar with FE Week. Anne Milton revealed that she is looking…

Employer satisfaction surveys to be audited for first time

From FE Week: The government will audit the results of its employer satisfaction survey for the first time, due to concerns over the way it is distributed by providers. The ESFA said it would provide “additional…

VAT crackdown will see learner volumes tumble

By FE Week: The government’s troubled FE loans policy is on the ropes again, as private providers admit they expect learner volumes to drop after the tax office said it would start enforcing VAT charges. HMRC…

ESFA: Charity Commission consultation

The Charity Commission has launched a consultation about new guidance to help charities manage their relationships with connected non-charitable organisations. The consultation will run until 15 May 2018.

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