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on 27 Apr 2015

Festival of Learning survey finds that UK is a nation of 'wannabe' chefs and musicians

In a survey to launch the Festival of Learning, we asked people what they would most love to learn.

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on 23 Apr 2015

Careers, productivity and growth: Ten Policies for Ten People

NIACE and Inclusion are proposing ten practical policies which the next Government can and should implement in its first 100 days.

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on 15 Apr 2015

NIACE examines main party proposals for learning and skills

As the main political parties for this year’s General Election launch their manifestos, NIACE examines the proposals for learning and skills and highlights what’s missing.

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on 25 Mar 2015

Employers value Functional Skills - latest research

NIACE is pleased that the latest research into maths and English qualifications from the Education and Training Foundation shows that employers value Functional Skills.

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on 25 Mar 2015

Making Migration Work - Policy Solution from NIACE

NIACE is calling for urgent action to unlock the skills of migrants and UK residents to ensure we meet the needs of business and create greater community cohesion.

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on 24 Mar 2015

Funding cuts will hit people and businesses

David Hughes responds to the analysis from the Association of Colleges on the future prospects for adult education.

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on 24 Mar 2015

Adult vocational education consultation must tackle skills crisis

NIACE believes that the consultation on the challenges affecting adult vocational education over the next ten years is in a unique position to tackle the adult skills crisis. 

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on 20 Mar 2015

New myth-busting guide to help providers work together

NIACE has published a new myth-busting guide to help welfare-to-work programme and skills providers work together to help people get into work.

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on 18 Mar 2015

Budget misses opportunity to address low-skills crisis

NIACE believes that today's Budget is a missed opportunity to help address the low-skills crisis which is currently threatening future prosperity for the country.

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