NIACE has responded to Her Majesty's speech at the State Opening of Parliament.
on 27 May 2015
It is with sadness that I write that Howard Gilbert died recently at the age of nearly 92. He was a distinguished adult educator, who was a thoughtful and supportive colleague to everyone he met, and a marvellous advocate for adult learning and learners.
by Helen Prew on 22 May 2015
Following on from the news in March 2014 that NIACE and NOCN were to form a strategic partnership, NIACE is delighted to announce that it is now a charitable member of NOCN.
on 22 May 2015
The latest evaluation of Quick Reads - conducted by NIACE with hundreds of literacy tutors - demonstrates how the books are changing attitudes towards reading, levels of confidence and engagement in learning.
on 21 May 2015
The Citizens’ Curriculum taps into what motivates adults to learn. It helps people experience learning which is relevant and useful to their lives, their needs and their work, focusing on digital, health, financial and civic skills, while improving their English and maths.
on 20 May 2015
NIACE and our strategic partner Inclusion, jointly congratulate Iain Duncan Smith on his reappointment as Secretary of State for Work and Pensions. We are committed to working closely with him to help deliver his core priorities over the course of this coming parliament.
on 19 May 2015
NIACE has identified five deliverable and fiscally neutral asks that cities, LEPs and Local Authorities should be building into their devolution plans, and that NIACE can help make a reality.
on 13 May 2015
NIACE has identified key priorities for the new Secretary of State at the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills, Sajid Javid.
on 11 May 2015
Rob Gray how the next Work Programme can foster innovation, partnerships and collaboration.
by Rob Gray on 08 May 2015
In the next in our series of blogs on the Ten Policies for Ten People, Steve Mulligan explains how the Government can deliver a programme of Training to support Older People and carers to rapidly gain the skills they need to access online services.
by Steve Mulligan on 07 May 2015
In the next in our series of blogs examining our Ten Policies for Ten People, Nicola Aylward details the actions the next Government must take to help unlock the talents of Young Adult Carers.
by Nicola Aylward on 06 May 2015
In the next in our series of blogs on the ten policies we want the next Government to implement, Dr Fiona Aldridge discusses a new learning & earning route for young people.
by Dr Fiona Aldridge on 05 May 2015
Chief Executive of the Centre for Economic & Social Inclusion, Dave Simmonds, discusses proposals to re-structure support for disabled people.
by Dave Simmonds on 30 Apr 2015
NIACE responds to the latest figures on applications for 24+ advanced learning loans.
on 30 Apr 2015
Joyce Black urges Government to implement a Citizens’ Curriculum approach to adult learning, allowing more people to gain skills which are relevant to their lives, their needs and their work.
by Joyce Black on 30 Apr 2015
Steve Mulligan stresses why urgent action is essential in the first 100 days of the next Government to unlock the skills of migrants - and other UK residents - to ensure we meet the needs of business and create greater community cohesion.
by Steve Mulligan on 29 Apr 2015
Personal Careers Accounts will create a 'win-win' for individuals, employers and Government claims Tom Stannard in the next in the series of blogs detailing our proposals for the next Government - Ten Policies for Ten People.
by Tom Stannard on 28 Apr 2015
In a survey to launch the Festival of Learning, we asked people what they would most love to learn.
on 27 Apr 2015
Continuing our series of blogs discussing the ten policies we would like the next Government to introduce in its first 100 days, Shane Chowen makes a powerful case for an Apprentice Charter.
by Shane Chowen on 27 Apr 2015
Stephen Evans explores how the low-pay trap is impacting on economic growth and why a new Career Advancement Service is an urgent priority for the next Government.
by Stephen Evans on 24 Apr 2015