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on 27 Jan 2017

"Adult Learning changes lives” - L&W welcomes Adult Learning boost

The Welsh Government has announced a 13% increase in the allocation of funding for Adult Community Learning.

 

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on 21 Nov 2016

Learning for Health

With serious pressures facing our health service across Wales, Learning and Work Institute and Aneurin Bevan University Health Board are teaming up to look at how we can work better together to del

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on 25 Oct 2016

Learning and Work for Care Leavers in Wales and England

To mark the start of National Care Leavers’ Week, Learning and Work Institute is launching new ways to improve the chances for Looked After Young People and Care Leavers.

 

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on 28 Sep 2016

New Chief Executive at Learning and Work Institute

Stephen Evans will take over in September as CEO at Learning and Work Institute, following the departure of David Hughes who will become CEO at Association of Colleges.

 

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on 26 Sep 2016

International Literacy Day 2016

As the world marked International Literacy Day, Cerys Furlong, Learning and Work Institute Director in Wales, discussed how Welsh Government should embrace family learning as a way to tackle inequalities in literacy levels and improve access to learning for parents as well as children.

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on 07 Apr 2016

The Next Frontiers of Welfare Reform

You can read Stephen Evans, (Deputy Chief Executive - Development and Research) blog on the Next Frontiers of Welfare Reform

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on 07 Apr 2016

Mid-Life Career Review (MLCR) Project

Learning and Work Institute is pleased to announce the award of funding from the Wales Council for Voluntary Action’s ESF funded Active Inclusion project to deliver a Mid-Life Career Review (MLCR)

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on 06 Apr 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

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on 04 Apr 2016

2013 Inspire! Adult Learning Award Winner

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

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on 22 Feb 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

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on 10 Feb 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

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on 01 Feb 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.

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on 21 Jan 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.

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on 10 Jan 2016

Mid-Life Career Review (MLCR) Project

NIACE Cymru is pleased to announce the award of funding from the Wales Council for Voluntary Action’s ESF funded Active Inclusion project to deliver a Mid-Life Career Review (MLCR) project.

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on 09 Jan 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. 

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on 05 Nov 2015

NIACE members green light the Learning and Work Institute

NIACE members have voted to accept changes that will pave the way for a full merger with the CESI/Inclusion and to becoming the Learning and Work Institute from 1 January 2016.

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on 07 Oct 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.

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on 18 Aug 2015

Sir Michael Marmot to deliver 2016 Raymond Williams Lecture

NIACE Cymru is delighted to confirm that the 2016 edition of the Annual Raymond Williams Memorial Lecture will take place next year on Tuesday 9th February, and will be delivered by the internation

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on 12 Aug 2015

Press Release: Strengthening Adult Learning in Wales

August 1st 2015 marks the creation of WEA YMCA CC Cymru. The new body will be seeking to strengthen the position of adult learning in Wales.

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