Hold the date – next NELP Members’ meeting will be 27 January 2022

The next NELP Members' meeting will be on Thursday 27 January at 1.30pm. The meeting will be virtual (using Zoom).

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News: February 2021

Your feedback: have your say on T Level data collections

ESFA user researchers are seeking T Level provider volunteers to take part in research to help us develop and improve the T Level 2022 to 2023 pulse survey. The survey will collect information, between January and…

ESFA: 16 to 18 traineeship delivery market entry opportunity

ESFA are offering the opportunity for additional providers to apply to deliver 16 to 18 traineeships. The window is open from 29 September 2021 to 22 October 2021. We are looking to increase the opportunities available…

ESFA: redundancy support for apprentices

If you’re aware of apprentices at risk of redundancy, or employers making apprentices redundant, share our guidance on redundancy support for apprentices to help them. If you’re working with employers who are interested in recruiting apprentices who may…

ESFA: apprenticeship funding pledges now live

All businesses, including training providers and intermediary bodies, can now review funding pledges from levy paying businesses – spread the word! Our new service supports businesses to access important apprenticeship funding – helping them to create more apprenticeship opportunities so…

Skills Bootcamps to tackle HGV driver shortage

From FE Week: The Department for Education is to spend up to £10 million on new Skills Bootcamps to “ease the risk of shortages” of HGV drivers. In a package of measures announced on Saturday night,…

Goodbye Keegan – hello Burghart

From FE Week: The departing skills minister did well to lead in a pandemic but was too college-focused, writes Jane Hickie There is no doubt that Gillian Keegan brought prominence to the FE agenda as minister…

Donelan is Minister for Further and Higher Education

From FE Week: Former universities minister Michelle Donelan has been named Minister of State for Further and Higher Education. FE Week reported a week ago that there were whispers in Westminster that Donelan could take a larger education…

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