News

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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Young people learning

on 25 Jun 2015

Changes to Traineeships boost numbers

The latest provisional figures show that the number of young people on Traineeships is on course to double this year.

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Professor Baroness Alison Wolf

on 24 Jun 2015

FE – vital part of skills solution

NIACE has responded to Professor Baroness Alison Wolf’s report, Heading for the precipice: can further and higher education funding policies be sustained?

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part-time learning

on 23 Jun 2015

New OU figures show MPs concerned over 41% drop in part-time HE study

NIACE is joining MPs and researchers from across the political spectrum at an event launching new figures from The Open University, showing that 73% of MPs are concerned by the 41% drop in the number of students in part-time Higher Education.

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Quick Reads front covers

on 19 Jun 2015

Quick Reads discount extended

We’ve extended our 10% discount on Quick Reads until 31 July 2015. From romance and revenge, to autobiography and wartime fiction, there’s something for everyone on offer.

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Workplace skills

on 11 Jun 2015

Urgent reform of skills system a priority – survey shows

NIACE launches its Summer Budget recommendations to unlock the potential of 5 million people stuck in low paid work.

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George Osborne

on 04 Jun 2015

Further challenge for learning, employment and skills

NIACE has responded to the Chancellor’s announcement of £450m of savings in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), including the further and higher education budgets.

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Queen's Speech 2015 - image by The Independent

on 27 May 2015

Queen's Speech

NIACE has responded to Her Majesty's speech at the State Opening of Parliament. 

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