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.
on 28 Aug 2015
NIACE and Inclusion proposals to reform Employment and Support Allowance can help the Government reduce the disability employment gap.
on 24 Aug 2015
David Hughes puts Apprenticeship quality central to funding debate.
by David Hughes on 21 Aug 2015
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.
by Susannah Chambers on 20 Aug 2015
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.
by Rob Gray on 20 Aug 2015
The Government’s proposals for ‘boot camps’ for young unemployed people could be critical in helping them into sustainable careers.
on 17 Aug 2015
A career review costing just £100 could help people over 45 become confident enough to find a job, change career or take up learning.
on 17 Aug 2015
NIACE Research Associate, Professor Stephen McNair, writes about our latest policy paper exploring the positive effects of learning on older people's lives and how it can help tackle the challenges of ageing.
by Professor Stephen McNair on 05 Aug 2015
Toni Pearce, outgoing President of the National Union of Students, joins NIACE today as its new Head of Employment and Skills.
on 03 Aug 2015
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.
on 23 Jul 2015
Further cuts to the Adult Skills and ESOL Budgets announced today will greatly reduce adults' chances to learn.
on 20 Jul 2015
NIACE Chief Executive, David Hughes, responds to the Post-16 'area based' reviews published today.
on 20 Jul 2015
Following the sad passing of Brian Groombridge, former NIACE Chief Executive, Alan Tuckett, remembers him as an extraordinary adult educator, colleague and mentor.
by Alan Tuckett on 17 Jul 2015
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.
on 14 Jul 2015
David Hughes responds to the Inspiring Growth CBI/Pearson Education and Skills survey.
on 13 Jul 2015
The Government's Productivity Plan places too narrow a focus on young people and qualifications.
on 10 Jul 2015
NIACE responds to Summer Budget announcements on learning, skills and employment. The Chancellor outlined new ways to fund Apprenticeships and more devolution.
on 08 Jul 2015
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.
on 06 Jul 2015
A guest blog from Henry Fagg, Director at The Tutor Pages, exploring a new survey into online tuition and how the findings relate to adult participation.
by Henry Fagg on 30 Jun 2015
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.
on 26 Jun 2015