AELP response to DfE funding band review

AELP has published its response to the Department for Education’s consultation on reviewing funding bands for apprenticeships. To view our response, click here.

AoC launches attack on private training providers

TES has published an article by AoC chief executive David Hughes in which the colleges’ leader claims, “The scandalous Learndirect episode has been only one of many examples of private providers pursuing profit ahead of apprentice…

Government still failing to get a grip on oversight of LEPs

In 2016 the Committee of Public Accounts reported on the governance of Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) and made clear recommendations for improvement which were accepted by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (the Department)….

Skills Minister announces FE Funding Review

Earlier this week, Anne Milton unexpectedly announced the government is launching a review into how the current system of funding for FE meets the costs of high-quality provision. Milton commented, “we need to make sure that…

AELP editorial – 21 March

By Mark Dawe, Chief Executive of AELP: It’s like someone has open the floodgates – ructions at the ETF, FE funding review, AoC’s poke at private providers – whatever next – it goes on and on….

Spring Data Conference – places going fast

With a range of ESFA speakers providing updates on the ILR and related funding systems, the Lsect Spring Data Conference on the 24th April in London is a highlight in the FE MIS year and places…

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