News: February 2021

New education recovery package for children and young people

Following the announcement of the roadmap out of lockdown, the government has announced further elements of the recovery support package so children and young people can catch up on missed learning and development due to the…

Big increase in higher level apprenticeship starts despite November lockdown

Apprenticeship data for November 2020 published this week showed again that young people have been most impacted by the decrease in new apprenticeship opportunities (Apprenticeships and traineeships, Academic Year 2020/21 – Explore education statistics – GOV.UK (….

AELP Editorial – 26 February

By Jane Hickie, Chief Executive:  Well we got there in the end.  On Wednesday, the government finally announced that teacher assessments for functional skills qualifications (FSQs) will be permitted where live or remote assessments cannot be…

The Learner Support Conference

Morning All We are working in partnership with Cognassist to host a Learner Support Conference for FE.  The conference is being held on 23rd March and the event will cover the following; Neurodiversity and cognition in education…

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