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4th June 2015

£30m investment in Communities4Work programme welcomed

A new work programme has been announced this week, that will target long term unemployed people over the age of 25, to help them back into work. The £30 million Communities4Work programme is jointly funded by...Read more »

26th March 2015

Welsh Government urged to maintain all-age investment in skills

An education charity has called on Welsh Government to avoid the precedent set by the UK Government in making further severe cuts to adult education funding. In England, research by the Association of Colleges has found...Read more »

Vince Cable delivers speech on adult education and mental health link
12th March 2015

Vince Cable delivers speech on adult education and mental health link

Business secretary Vince Cable will today (11th March) be delivering the keynote speech at The Mental Health and Work conference in which he will be emphasising the importance of further educational opportunities for people with mental health issues....Read more »

12th February 2015

Employment Opportunities for people over 50

NIACE Cymru were delighted to host a visit today (12th February) from the National Assembly for Wales’ Business and Enterprise Committee, as part of the inquiry into employment opportunities for older people. The visit saw members of...Read more »

New strategic alliance for learning, skills and employment
2nd February 2015

New strategic alliance for learning, skills and employment

NIACE and the Centre for Economic and Social Inclusion are delighted to announce a new strategic alliance today – Monday 2 February. The new partnership will provide a groundbreaking offer across the learning, skills and employment...Read more »

5th January 2015

Skills for Prosperity 2014/15: Improving Adult Skills Across Wales – Sponsorship Packages

NIACE Cymru are delighted to publish the updated ‘Skills for Prosperity 2014/15​: Improving Adult Skills Across Wales’ Sponsorship opportunities available with NIACE Cymru are wide and varied, from high level input to much smaller contributions, each...Read more »

31st October 2014

NIACE Cymru concerned by apprenticeship cuts

Responding to today’s press reports of a £31m cut to Welsh Government’s apprenticeship programmes, NIACE Cymru Policy & Public Affairs Officer Aaron Hill said: “Cuts to the apprenticeship budget are another disappointing blow to adult learners,...Read more »