AELP dramatically ditches ETF ownership

FE Week has reported that, Effective immediately, The Association of Employment and Learning Providers has washed its hands of the Education and Training Foundation, claiming it is “no longer an organisation run by the FE sector for the sector”.

“We don’t feel the programme being proposed and funded by the DfE supports our membership,” said AELP boss Mark Dawe, who insisted the ETF “can’t have its ownership cake and eat it”.

The decision will send shockwaves through the sector. The ETF, which is mostly funded by the DfE, was designed as a “sector-owned” support body, helping train the people who work in technical and vocational education.

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