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 today 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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on 13 Jul 2015

Latest Skills Survey echoes NIACE concerns

David Hughes responds to the Inspiring Growth CBI/Pearson Education and Skills survey. 

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Woman engineering

on 10 Jul 2015

NEETs are not just young people - NIACE CEO responds to Productivity Plan

The Government's Productivity Plan places too narrow a focus on young people and qualifications.

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George Osborne

on 08 Jul 2015

NIACE Summer Budget response

NIACE responds to Summer Budget announcements on learning, skills and employment. The Chancellor outlined new ways to fund Apprenticeships and more devolution.

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on 06 Jul 2015

'What Employers Want' from young people

NIACE has worked with young people and employers to develop a new website 'What Employers Want'. Launched today, 'What Employers Want' covers practical topics for young people on how to complete application forms, prepare for job interviews and how to progress in careers.

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on 26 Jun 2015

FE sector takes petition to No. 10

A petition, signed by over 42,000 people, expressing concerns about the cuts to the FE Budget has been handed in to Number 10 Downing Street today.

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