Hold the date: next NELP Members’ meeting – Thursday 11 June

The next NELP Members' meeting will be an on-line meeting using GotoMeeting (https://www.gotomeeting.com/en-gb/lp/easy-online-meetings) on Thursday 11 June 2020 at 10am - Noon. Further details will follow. Take care, be aware.

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AELP drops Covid-19 supplier relief legal challenge

From FE Week: AELP has decided to not pursue legal action against the Education and Skills Funding Agency’s Covid-19 supplier relief scheme. A statement from the membership organisation today said that their lawyers are clear that…

Dawe quits AELP to lead training provider

Mark Dawe is stepping down as chief executive of the Association of Employment and Learning Providers to head up a major subcontractor to colleges. He began telling staff today that he is set to leave the…

DfE publishes guidance for colleges on June 15 reopening plan

From FE Week: The Department for Education has published updated guidance for colleges and other FE providers about the return of more students next month. It comes after the prime minister, Boris Johnson, confirmed the government was pushing ahead…

AELP Editorial – 29 May

By Mark Dawe | Chief Executive | AELP: I am sure you will all know the news by now – after over 4 years I am leaving AELP. Firstly thank you to so many people who…

Action: ESFA migration of the application programme interfaces (API)

In the ESFA Update 29 April 2020 and 4 March 2020 we included an article covering the migration of two URLs from the former sfa.bis.gov.uk Universal Resource Locators (URL) address over to the new education.gov.uk address, outlined below. To ensure…

ESFA: update on the subcontracting consultation

The publication of the government response to the subcontracting consultation that was held earlier this year will now be published in June, rather than at the end of May as originally planned. Responses to the consultation were allowed…

ESFA: 2019 to 2020 year-end forecast funding claim cancelled

The 2019 to 2020 funding claims guidance requires providers with the allocations listed below to complete a year-end forecast funding claim: ESFA AEB – adult skills and community learning – grant-funded ESFA AEB – 19 to 24 traineeships…

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