Our thinking on current learning and skills issues, alongside contributions from leading voices across the sector and the political spectrum.

Workplace learning

by David Hughes • on 21 Aug 2015

What can the apprenticeship levy do for apprentices?

David Hughes puts Apprenticeship quality central to funding debate.

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family learning

by Susannah Chambers • on 20 Aug 2015

The role of parents and carers in better GCSEs

On GCSE results day, Susannah Chambers, argues that the Pupil Premium could be used to introduce family learning programmes in all schools, transforming the prospects of adults and children across the country.

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by Rob Gray • on 20 Aug 2015

Could a National Standard for PSD address concerns about employability skills?

NIACE's Head of Pre-employment Skills argues that national standard and more effective identification of PSD needs could transform the work and life outcomes for huge numbers of learners.

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