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AELP is running a series of one-day workshops throughout the country to show you how to create online and offline interactive content for learning and assessment in the Health and Social Care industry, and use technology to deliver remote training in four different sectors.

Following the budget statement on 22nd November 2017, the national minimum wage for apprentices will rise from £3.50 to £3.70 per hour in April 2018.

The increase of a further 20 pence comes after the Chancellor Philip Hammond accepted recommendations from the independent Low Pay Commission.

For 18- to 20-year-olds, the increase is from £5.60 per hour to £5.90, while 16- to 17-year-olds will see their minimum wage go up from £4.05 per hour to £4.20 and for 21- to 24-year-olds, it is going up from £7.05 per hour to £7.38.

The ‘Baker clause’ – forcing schools to open their doors to FE providers – will take effect from January, according to guidance published this morning by the Department for Education.

The amendment to the Technical and Further Education Act, enshrined into law in May, was proposed by former education secretary Lord Baker, who acknowledged the move was likely to be universally hated by schools.

Are you able to understand the barriers faced by disaffected young people? Can you coach, support them and deliver accredited training programmes in Childcare and Parenting? Would you like to work for an organisation that really does make a difference?

YMCA Derbyshire are looking for a Programme Tutor in Childcare & Parenting to join the team in planning, preparing and delivering training sessions, developing innovative training resources that will engage learners and creating individual learning plans.

FE Week has reported today (17 November 2017) that a total of £5.2 million was shared among 19 general FE colleges during the recent adult education budget procurement, sparking complaints that the money did not go to independent training providers.

ITPs were told a year ago that their AEB contracts would come to an end this July, rather than being automatically renewed as before, and they were forced to take part in a procurement process for a pot worth

Full article here: FE Week