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Thu, 05/05/2016
We are keen to implement an agile commissioning process and the invitation to tender (ITT) for the next phase of the Maths and English Pipeline will be issued on 16 May with a deadline of 13 June 2016.  More information is available on our website. Contracts will be awarded from 20 June onwards. Taking place ahead of the ITT deadline, the commissioning workshop aims to: Provide an overview of the Maths and English Pipeline which now includes support for apprenticeships Present the ETF’s...

Posted by Charlotte Francis
Thu, 05/05/2016
Overview The Apprenticeship levy is due to come into effect by April 2017 and providers are keen to understand how it will work. Since the Budget 2016, more information about it has been published but important details have yet to be released. This webinar will go through the guidance that we have to date including the latest update for employers.   Objectives The objectives of this webinar are to: Explain the Levy Give some practical examples of how it will work in practice Question the SFA...

Posted by Sindy Lee
Thu, 05/05/2016
Overview The aims and objectives of the session are to: develop an understanding of what outstanding looks like to Ofsted explore what an outstanding teacher looks like reflect upon how your organisation may be able to move towards outstanding. It focuses on what constitutes outstanding practice, covering tips and ideas on how to make lessons outstanding as well as practical ideas on planning for effective learning, assessment for learning and progress. It includes how Ofsted judges teaching,...

Posted by Alice Parker
Mon, 04/18/2016
Overview To disseminate the findings from the first six months of inspecting under the revised CIF framework and inspection arrangements. Objectives The aims of this webinar are to help providers to: Disseminate the key messages from the first six months of inspecting under a revised Common Inspection Framework and new arrangements Understand what happens during a short inspection, the reasons why Ofsted convert these to full inspections and what happens during the converted inspection Be...

Posted by Alice Parker
Thu, 04/14/2016
Overview The employment and skills sector has never faced so much change. Change has brought opportunities as well as challenges but the scale of it is unprecedented. The AELP National Conference 2016 will be the premier event this year for examining the impact that the reforms are likely to make. On skills, it will examine and debate the government’s reforms for Apprenticeships and Traineeships alongside the implications of the Area Reviews and English devolution. With more details to be...

Posted by Alice Parker
Fri, 04/08/2016
Overview Supply chains and subcontracting in the skills market attract intense interest from ministers and funding agencies, including removing it completely from lines of provision funded by FE learner loans. Is there still a place for subcontracting in the new skills landscape? Paul Warner will look at the latest regulations, analyse the risks and benefits, and examine the case for subcontracted provision going forward. Objectives By the end of this webinar delegates will have a better...

Posted by Alice Parker
Wed, 04/06/2016
“Engaging learners through creative thinking & collaboration” Each day, more and more pressures are added to the workload of practitioners working with SEND learners in the post-16 sector. Nothing, however, is more important than planning a curriculum that is both rewarding and effective for those learners. This activity-based practitioner day is designed to inspire delegates to think outside the box when it comes to planning such a curriculum. For more information, including how to book,...

Posted by Charlotte Francis
Thu, 03/24/2016
Overview ‘Delivering effective Traineeship programmes’ will offer you the opportunity to update your existing knowledge or learn everything you need to know about Traineeships. This workshop aims to: • Explain learner eligibility and recruitment • Provide a funding rules update • Discuss required elements that make up a Traineeship • Provide examples of different approaches to delivery and explore the barriers & challenges • Present case studies of success stories (learners, provider and...

Posted by Alice Parker
Thu, 03/24/2016
Overview ‘Delivering effective Traineeship programmes’ will offer you the opportunity to update your existing knowledge or learn everything you need to know about Traineeships. This workshop aims to: • Explain learner eligibility and recruitment • Provide a funding rules update • Discuss required elements that make up a Traineeship • Provide examples of different approaches to delivery and explore the barriers & challenges • Present case studies of success stories (learners, provider and...

Posted by Alice Parker
Thu, 03/24/2016
Overview ‘Delivering effective Traineeship programmes’ will offer you the opportunity to update your existing knowledge or learn everything you need to know about Traineeships. This workshop aims to: • Explain learner eligibility and recruitment • Provide a funding rules update • Discuss required elements that make up a Traineeship • Provide examples of different approaches to delivery and explore the barriers & challenges • Present case studies of success stories (learners, provider and...

Posted by Alice Parker

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