NIACE has responded to the announcement of the plan to reduce ‘the number of under-used and low value qualifications which are available for taxpayer funding’ – including courses and qualifications in engineering, languages, manufacturing and construction.
Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal has agreed to extend her role as Royal Patron of NIACE for the next three years.
The Further Education Learning Technology Action Group (FELTAG) published a report yesterday – contributed to by NIACE and many other stakeholders - aiming to increase and improve the use of digital technologies for the further education and skills sector.
NIACE has responded to today’s figures which show that the proportion of young people aged 16-24, who are not in education, employment and training, has fallen to its lowest level since 2008.
As the UK national coordinator for the European Agenda for Adult Learning, NIACE is leading a number of innovative projects in 2014 to showcase how learning and skills can enhance Europe's economy and society.
Adult Learners’ Week award nominations are now closed. After a rigorous short-listing process, national and regional selection panels will take place during March and April, and award winners will be announced in June.
A new Community Learning resources website has been launched by NIACE, on behalf of the Skills Funding Agency, to help adult learning providers understand and adapt to the 2013/14 Community Learning reforms.
The winter issue of Adults Learning asks what next in the campaign to reverse the decline in part-time higher education, examines the Whitehead review of vocational qualifications and considers the future of social purpose adult education.
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