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AELP editorial – 23 May

By Mark Dawe, Chief Executive at AELP: Overheard in Whitehall this week (perhaps) …… “Well, Minister – the number has increased – it’s now 40% down on last year and was only 30% down last month…

World Skills Survey for Private Training Providers

West Yorkshire Learning Providers is a member of the World Skills ITP Advisory Group, and we are trying to encourage more private training providers to engage with world skills competitions and registrations. In 2018 on 5%…

Free webinar: The status of portfolios in end-point assessment

Whether you’re an on-programme trainer or end-point assessor, you will need to get to grips with the assessment methods specified in the new assessment plans. The status, however, of portfolios in end-point assessment has caused much…

Apprenticeship starts show biggest drop in six months

From FE Week: Apprenticeship starts were down a massive 40 per cent in February on the same period in 2017, the latest provisional government statistics have revealed. There were 21,800 starts reported for the month, compared…

Care leavers earn £1,000 apprenticeship bursary

From FE Week: Young care leavers starting an apprenticeship from August will receive a one-off bursary of £1,000. It’s one of a number of “minor adjustments” to guidance on apprenticeship funding from August 1, announced by…

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