New research from NIACE shows that unemployed people are increasingly likely to be able to access English and maths training designed to improve their chances of finding work.
Today’s Ofsted Annual Report on FE and Skills in England shows optimism about the way providers have responded to the challenges of the previous year.
A new app to help adults – half of whom in this country only have the level of skills expected by 11 year olds - solve everyday maths problems and improve their skills, is being launched today at NIACE’s Learning at the Digital Frontier conference in London.
The Government must not alter its commitment to raising skill levels in order to drive long-term and sustained economic growth, urges NIACE in response to the Autumn Statement which included news of 30,000 extra places in higher education and 20,000 more Higher Apprenticeships.
Stories of remarkable people and organisations, who have used learning to transform lives, are invited to be part of the country’s largest festival and celebration of learning. Adult Learners’ Week nominations are now open for projects, providers, employers and individuals.
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.
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.
The autumn Adults Learning reflects on the impact of community learning, examines the role of adult education in creating spaces for debate about politics and features an interview with justice campaigner Margaret Aspinall
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