Newsletter and bids 50 2018
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So, the Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers is open what great news we will be working our way through so if you are on then if you are doing delivery wait they will tell you when to reapply. We have started on some applications and others will need to contact us to start the process. Steve@eevt.org
If you are an End Point Assessor self-employed then please let me have your CV if you are looking for work please start by sending to Steve@eevt.org
The Barrow Cadbury Trust – the project funders – has published an Arooj research project, Faith Family and Crime. The project set out to investigate the extent to which a family member’s involvement with the criminal justice system affects Muslim families and their social and health needs. Over recent years, there has been little or no research undertaken to assess the extent and nature of these aspects or, indeed, to address the specific needs of Muslim families and the impact of the criminal justice system on their health and social needs. Find out more here
PLIAS a Great organisation is looking for an Employer Engagement Officer for London so please pass on any CV to Steve@eevt.org
Do you work or volunteer in a voluntary organisation with expertise in supporting people with convictions to gain meaningful employment, especially after a custodial sentence? Clinks, as secretariat of the Reducing Reoffending Third Sector Advisory Group (RR3) is inviting expressions of interest from people who would like to join a special interest group on employment support. The group will provide advice on the implementation of the employment recommendations of the Ministry of Justice’s Education and Employment Strategy as well as the development of the New Futures Network. The RR3 will meet in February 2019. Places are limited and will be offered following consideration of expressions of interest sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by midday Monday 14th January.
We have many requirements for Health and Social Care assessor trainers in Essex. So let us have your CVs please.
In 2019 we will be having several changes in items and what we do and how we do it one of the changes is Sam’s Wall and on this Sam will be letting us know and keeping us updated on items in the North West business related. So look out for Sam’s Wall.
A quick reminder that there is now only one week left to submit entries for the FE Week & AELP AAC Apprenticeship Awards 2019, the national awards for apprentice employers and providers. Nominations must be received by 17:00 on 21 December 2018. To submit your nomination click here.
The Awards are back for the second year and are set to be our biggest yet. The 2018 awards saw over 350 nominations submitted, followed by a parliamentary reception and awards evening which provided an overwhelming celebration of the apprenticeship sector. These awards are all about recognising outstanding achievements by apprenticeship employers and providers.
For 2019 we have expanded the number of awards and have introduced a nomination process for the Lifetime Achievement Award. Entries will only be accepted from employers, providers and individuals involved in the development or delivery of recognised apprenticeships in the UK. Apprenticeships can either be frameworks or new Apprenticeship Standards. There is no charge for entering the awards. The nomination window is open until 17:00 on 21 December 2018. The Awards are back for the second year and are set to be our biggest yet. The 2018 awards saw over 350 nominations submitted, followed by a parliamentary reception and awards evening which provided an overwhelming celebration of the apprenticeship sector.
These awards are all about recognising outstanding achievements by apprenticeship employers and providers. For 2019 we have expanded the number of awards and have introduced a nomination process for the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Entries will only be accepted from employers, providers and individuals involved in the development or delivery of recognised apprenticeships in the UK. Apprenticeships can either be frameworks or new Apprenticeship Standards. There is no charge for entering the awards. The nomination window is open until 17:00 on 21 December 2018.
Agriculture, Environmental & Animal Care Apprenticeship provider of the year
Business & Administration Apprenticeship provider of the year
Care Services Apprenticeship provider of the year
Catering & Hospitality Apprenticeship provider of the year
Construction Apprenticeship provider of the year
Creative & Design Apprenticeship provider of the year
Digital Apprenticeship provider of the year
Education & Childcare Apprenticeship provider of the year
Engineering & Manufacturing Apprenticeship provider of the year
Hair & Beauty Apprenticeship provider of the year
Health & Science Apprenticeship provider of the year
Legal, Finance & Accounting Apprenticeship provider of the year
Protective Services Apprenticeship provider of the year
Sales, Marketing, Procurement Apprenticeship provider of the year
Transport & Logistics Apprenticeship provider of the year .
Ok this week other items like The government’s top apprenticeships civil servant has defended the decision to allow more providers on to the provider register – after FE Week analysis revealed a third already on there aren’t delivering.
When asked by this newspaper why the Education and Skills Funding Agency didn’t focus on removing the inactive providers before making the register bigger, Keith Smith said it was “trying to ensure the system is working for businesses” – for which it needed a “high-quality responsive provider system that can respond to their needs and their demands”.
“Where in the system there are potential parts of the country or parts of different sectors where employers feel there isn’t a provider we want to ensure we do right by employers,” he told FE Week. Under the new, tougher rules for the reopened register of apprenticeship training providers, all providers will be asked to reapply, with the agency focusing first on those deemed “high risk” – including those that have had no starts.
As revealed by FE Week, the IfA has warned that there could be a £500m overspend on the £2bn apprenticeship budget this year.
This, their analysis shows, rises to a £1.5 billion overspend for 2020/21 when the entire £2bn budget would be used paying for apprentices that started in previous years, leaving nothing for new starts. Readers may find these predictions a surprise, even bizarre, in the context of a fall in starts and employers on average only using a small fraction of their levy pot. And in an interview with FE Week, the top civil servant responsible for apprentices said he was not forecasting the budget to be exceeded – not this year anyway.
But in truth, the way employers pay monthly for apprenticeships, it is more than possible that a slow start will rapidly grow out of control.
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From me Steve and from all the team have a great week and keep training
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