News: February 2021

WorldSkills UK survey : Engaging Independent Training Providers

WorldSkills UK is an independent charity and a partnership between employers, education and government. Together, they are raising standards in apprenticeships and technical education so more young people get the best start in work and life….

IfATE Strategic Guidance published

Guidance from the government on how the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education should carry out its functions for the 2021 to 2022 financial year has now been published and is available here. It contains details of…

“Skills Accelerator” EOI opens

DfE are now taking expressions of interest in becoming a local skills improvement plan trailblazer, and/or applications to become a Strategic Development Fund pilot. Together they make up the Skills Accelerator component of the government’s current…

Report calls for more action to support older workers

The Covid-19 crisis has led to the biggest annual employment fall for workers over 50 since the 1980s, according to a new report published by the Resolution Foundation. The report A U-Shaped Crisis examines the economic impacts of the…

AELP Editorial – 30 April 2021

By Jane Hickie, Chief Executive: Congratulations to the Lsect team for putting together another successful Annual Apprenticeship Conference (AAC) and it was really great to see so many AELP members participating in the session and contributing views…

National Finalists Presentation | Apprenticeship Awards 2021

  NATIONAL FINALISTS | ANNOUNCEMENT A CELEBRATION OF EXCELLENCE IN APPRENTICESHIP DELIVERY We’re delighted to confirm that comedian and impressionist Rory Bremner will host a special online presentation to announce the National Finalists of this year’s…

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