News: February 2021

New Careers and Enterprise Company CEO named

From FE Week: The founder and headteacher of a “nationally recognised” school in east London is the new chief executive of the Careers and Enterprise Company. School 21 leader Oli de Botton (pictured) will officially take…

Taking steps to remove barriers to learning

Significant barriers still exist for many learners, preventing their success in education.  As TES has reported this week, a third of apprentices across the UK have learning difficulties or disabilities (LDD), but only a fraction have…

Ofqual instructions on adaptations to assessments

Ofqual instructions on adaptations to assessments From 23 October, Ofqual confirmed that centres should start hearing from AOs with regards to adaptations to assessments for the year ahead. Centres should look out for these details and…

AELP Editorial – 30 October

By Jane Hickie | Managing Director | AELP When too many important issues still get placed by government in the ‘provider whinge/vested interests’ folder before action is taken (the latest on functional skills testing being a…

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