Hold the date: next NELP Members’ meeting – Thursday 11 June

The next NELP Members' meeting will be an on-line meeting using GotoMeeting (https://www.gotomeeting.com/en-gb/lp/easy-online-meetings) on Thursday 11 June 2020 at 10am - Noon. Further details will follow. Take care, be aware.

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News: January 2020

Vacancy – Chief Executive Officer

An NELP member Springboard Sunderland Trust is an independent training provider, community development organisation and registered charity which aims to support the development of sustainable communities where people have the skills they need for work and…

Don’t restrict how apprenticeship levy is spent, says CBI

From FE Week: The Confederation of British Industry has urged the government not to restrict how the apprenticeship levy is spent in the face of opposition from nearly eight in ten businesses. Limits on age, income…

‘Inadequate’ provider hands £2m training contract back

From FE Week: A training provider has handed back an adult education budget (AEB) contract of almost £2 million after Ofsted criticised it for the second time this year. Total Training Company (UK) Limited was declared “inadequate”…

Queen’s Speech date

Should Boris Johnson be returned as prime minister with a majority Conservative government, The State Opening of Parliament and the Queen’s Speech will take place Thursday 19 December.

AEB Virement Request Form

Providers can now submit requests for virements between their procured adult skills and learner support allocations for the 2019 to 2020 funding year. The rules for virement are set out in the ESFA funded adult education…

AELP Editorial – 28 November

By Mark Dawe | Chief Executive | AELP: We now have three out of three manifestos from the main parties. There has been a lot written about the commitments from all three parties to skills and…

ESFA: contract capping release, over-delivery, for 2018 to 2019

As detailed in the relevant funding and performance rules for 2018 to 2019, following the R14 data submission: Adult education budget (AEB) We have issued variations to increase AEB, traineeships and other learning funding in-line with…

ESFA: 2018 to 2019 final reconciliation statements

Following submission of your 2018 to 2019 final funding claim, the reconciliation statements will shortly be available for you to view on the Manage your Education Skills and Funding. They set out the final position for 2018…

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