Next NELP Members’ online meeting – Thursday 30 September 2021 at 1.30pm – 4.00pm

The Executive Officer is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: NELP Members' meeting Time: Sep 30, 2021 01:30 PM London Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89749047419?pwd=dWZIRFRwbzZLeFhKaFVWNlR6YnBFQT09 Meeting ID: 897 4904 7419 Passcode: 487139

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News: February 2021

Designated Safeguarding Lead

Hi All The Tees Valley Network is hosting a ‘Designated Safeguarding Lead’ training session Thursday 23rd September 2021, 9.30am-4.00pm.   This session will be held virtually. Title: ‘Designated Safeguarding Lead Training‘ Content:  This is a full one day course and focuses upon the…

Here is how the IfATE would deliver on the Skills Bill

From FE Week by Jennifer Coupland (CEO, IfATE): IfATE has developed an ‘Employer Centred, Future Facing’ strategy to go with the Skills Bill, writes Jennifer Coupland. The Skills and Post-16 Education Bill is a fantastic endorsement of the…

Williamson slammed for ‘ignoring’ concerns about scrapping BTECs

From FE Week: Twelve education bodies have today slammed the education secretary for “ignoring” their concerns and ploughing ahead with plans to scrap the majority of BTECs. In a letter to Gavin Williamson, sector leaders reiterate that disadvantaged…

IfATE consultation on degree apprenticeships

IfATE (the Institute) has launched a consultation on degree apprenticeships. It sets out proposals to improve how degree apprenticeships are developed, approved, and work in practice for employers and apprentices. The Institute are proposing five specific…

Information: Public Sector Low Carbon Skills Fund

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy have launched a second phase of the Public Sector Low Carbon Skills Fund. Further details can be found on Salix’s website, and on GOV.UK. The scheme will open for applications…

DfE: vaccination and further education students

The JCVI has advised some under 18s can receive the COVID-19 vaccine. The COVID-19 vaccination is now available to everyone aged 18 (and those within 3 months of turning 18) and over. For those aged under…

ESFA: subcontracting standard now published

As part of the subcontracting reforms, the ESFA said they would develop and publish an ESFA subcontracting standard by 31 July 2021. The subcontracting standard has now been published and can be found on GOV.UK. The ESFA…

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