A UK subscription organization that acts as a lobby for independent learning providers. The main aim of Alp is to influence the education and training agenda by working with government departments, the Learning and Skills Council, Jobcentre Plus, the University for Industry, and Business Link. Most Alp members are private, not‐for‐profit, and voluntary sector training providers involved in work‐based learning. The organization also contributes to the formation of government strategy for the lifelong learning sector in collaboration with the Department for Education and Skills and other national agencies and institutions. See also Association of Colleges.
http://www.learningproviders.org.uk/about_alp.html Alp web site.