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 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.
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
The latest provisional figures show that the number of young people on Traineeships is on course to double this year.
on 25 Jun 2015
NIACE has responded to Professor Baroness Alison Wolf’s report, Heading for the precipice: can further and higher education funding policies be sustained?
on 24 Jun 2015
Through unit delivery, learners can be awarded credits for the achievement of parts of a qualification instead of having to complete a whole qualification.
by Rob Gray on 23 Jun 2015
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.
on 23 Jun 2015
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.
on 19 Jun 2015
by Lee Hughes on 18 Jun 2015
NIACE launches its Summer Budget recommendations to unlock the potential of 5 million people stuck in low paid work.
on 11 Jun 2015
Eighteen year old Craig has been a carer for his mum and dad since he was twelve, and to mark Carers Week (8 - 14 June) he has shared his experiences of learning whilst caring with us.
by Craig (young adult carer) on 10 Jun 2015
To mark Carers Week (8-14 June), Nicola Aylward, NIACE's Head of Learning for Young People, is calling for three simple policy changes that could make a positive impact on the lives and life chances of young adult carers.
by Nicola Aylward on 08 Jun 2015