NIACE is delighted to announce the winner of the Apps4Us challenge today. Modern English will be working with Bolton College to produce a brand new maths app, as part of the national Maths4Us initiative to help boost adult maths skills across England.
Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) in future will have a key role in deciding how European funds for adult learning and skills are spent in local areas. Technical guidance on how this will work has just been issued, which NIACE will be responding to.
Two national events were held in London yesterday as part of Adult Learners’ Week, which illustrated perfectly how learning can and does help people to completely transform their lives.
Higher Education Minister, David Willetts MP, yesterday acknowledged a dramatic fall in part-time student numbers in England and pledged that the Government will engage the policy levers to do better, at a parliamentary reception ahead of Adult Learners’ Week.
One in four people in England struggle with maths - that’s why from now until the end of March, Maths4us will raise awareness of the importance of maths for everyone and look at how we can improve the nation’s maths skills.
For Black History Month 2012, NIACE is exploring people who are currently ‘making history' across the learning and education sector, through a series of interviews.
The right that all women have to access literacy learning across the world is the theme of a new initiative that was launched by NIACE and the Literacy Working Group ahead of International Literacy Day 2012, on Friday 7 September.
In the latest Adults Learning, universities minister David Willetts responds to the decline in adult demand for higher education, while David Hughes discusses the future of professionalism in FE and Paul Stanistreet reflects on the role of adult education in peace building in Northern Ireland
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