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
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.
on 04 Jun 2015
This piece was originally published in the Times Educational Supplement on Friday 22 May 2015.
by David Hughes on 29 May 2015
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