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Young learners in discussion around a table

on 28 Aug 2015

Supporting care leavers to achieve in further education

To support better outcomes for care leavers, 40% of whom are not in education, employment or training compared to just 15% of their peers, NIACE has published a guide for further education colleges and other learning providers.

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Iain Duncan-Smith photograph by Matt Cardy/Getty Images

on 24 Aug 2015

Reforming ESA to help disabled people into work

NIACE and Inclusion proposals to reform Employment and Support Allowance can help the Government reduce the disability employment gap.

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Young people training

on 17 Aug 2015

Young People need support, not just sanctions, to find work

The Government’s proposals for ‘boot camps’ for young unemployed people could be critical in helping them into sustainable careers.

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Mid-life Career Review

on 17 Aug 2015

Just £100 could lead to better working lives for over 45s

A career review costing just £100 could help people over 45 become confident enough to find a job, change career or take up learning.

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on 03 Aug 2015

NIACE appoints new Head of Employment and Skills

Toni Pearce, outgoing President of the National Union of Students, joins NIACE today as its new Head of Employment and Skills.

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on 23 Jul 2015

Crucial role for PSD in meeting skills challenges

In a new report published today, NIACE recommends a new National Standard for Personal and Social Development (PSD) learning to help meet significant skills shortages in the workforce and give people the confidence to progress in work and in life. 

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Adults learning at work

on 20 Jul 2015

Further cuts will reduce chances to learn

Further cuts to the Adult Skills and ESOL Budgets announced today will greatly reduce adults' chances to learn.

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on 20 Jul 2015

Post-16 education and training institutions review

NIACE Chief Executive, David Hughes, responds to the Post-16 'area based' reviews published today. 

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on 14 Jul 2015

NIACE and CESI to merge

NIACE and the Centre for Economic and Social Inclusion (CESI) have announced their intention to become one organisation. Over the coming months, we want to talk to you and find out what you would like our new organisation to be, and to deliver.

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