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Education & training for adults crucial in wake of steel crisis
6th April 2016

Education & training for adults crucial in wake of steel crisis

This afternoon’s debate is crucial to consider how Welsh Government can respond to the crisis in the steel industry in Wales, you can read our response to the crisis here.

4th April 2016

2013 Inspire! Adult Learning Award Winner

Lynda Sullivan continues her journey – read Lynda’s story here

The Annual Raymond Williams Memorial Lecture
22nd February 2016

The Annual Raymond Williams Memorial Lecture

Learning and Work Institute was delighted that Professor Sir Michael Marmot presented the annual Raymond Williams Lecture at Cardiff University on 9th February on the ‘Health Gap:  The Challenge of an Unequal World’.  We were also...Read more »

10th February 2016

Rethinking the Work Programme in Wales

The Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology asked the PPIW to provide independent advice on how the Work Programme (WP) might be operated differently in Wales in the future.  The PPIW has worked closely with Dave...Read more »

Learning and Work Institute welcome budget but urge caution over part time HE
1st February 2016

Learning and Work Institute welcome budget but urge caution over part time HE

The Draft Budget safeguards most post-16 education, but cuts to the HE budget may result in fewer opportunities for students to study part time at university. Cerys Furlong, Director of the Learning and Work Institute said:...Read more »

21st January 2016

Consensus builds around the skills challenges facing Wales

Announcements this week from both the Welsh Conservatives and the Welsh Liberal Democrats show that consensus is building around the skills challenges which Wales faces. Those challenges are outlined in NIACE Cymru’s document “The post-16 challenge”...Read more »

10th January 2016

Mid-Life Career Review (MLCR) Project

Starting in January the project will offer the opportunity for individuals in Swansea, Neath Port Talbot and Bridgend who are in mid-life (54+) and economically inactive to take stock, review their options and plan for the future....Read more »

Making learning and work count.
9th January 2016

Making learning and work count.

A new independent research, development and campaigning organisation, Learning and Work Institute, launches today, with the aim of promoting lifelong learning, full employment and inclusion. The new organisation, which brings together the ‘National Institute of Adult...Read more »

5th November 2015

NIACE members green light the Learning and Work Institute

At its Annual General Meeting (AGM) 4 November, NIACE members voted to accept changes that will pave the way for full merger with the Centre for Economic and Social Inclusion (CESI/Inclusion) and to becoming the Learning...Read more »

7th October 2015

Supporting Care Leavers to Achieve in Further Education

Yet with the right support in place they can achieve highly in further and higher education, and successfully progress into work. To ensure they get the support they need, NIACE has published a guide for FE...Read more »