Charlotte Robey

Researcher

Charlotte Robey is one of our Researchers, working across the organisation's entire programme of research activity and providing research support to colleagues working in all areas of the organisation. Charlotte is highly experienced in designing, conducting and analysing online surveys and she leads on this methodology at Learning and Work Institute.Charlotte graduated from the University of Leicester in 2010 with a First in BA Sociology. She joined NIACE permanently in March 2012 after working as a Research Intern and Research Associate for the organisation. While at university, Charlotte worked as a tutor at Explore Learning and also taught guitar at a local primary school.Outside of work, Charlotte's main passion is music and she spends far too much time (and money!) going to gigs around the country. She also loves to travel and enjoys taking her two bedlington terriers for walks.



Providing tailored positive careers guidance to carers
24 October 2017 by Charlotte Robey

Providing tailored positive careers guidance to carers

Being involved in the Positive Career Choices work was really different.  I had never done anything like this before, and neither had the young people I support. It was really interesting.  We recruited a few champions...Read more »

How to ensure IAG for young adult carers is meaningful
24 October 2017 by Charlotte Robey

How to ensure IAG for young adult carers is meaningful

I would like to discuss the importance of information, advice and guidance around education and careers for young carers. Notice I haven’t said “tailored” in the above sentence? With good reason. It seems to me that...Read more »

New Learning, Work and Wellbeing Toolkit for young adult carers
23 October 2017 by Charlotte Robey

New Learning, Work and Wellbeing Toolkit for young adult carers

We are pleased to announce the forthcoming launch of our new toolkit to support young adult carers in making informed decisions about education and work. The launch is being supported by a series of free workshops...Read more »

Improving progressions from traineeships
13 October 2017 by Charlotte Robey

Improving progressions from traineeships

Data published this week show a dramatic fall in publicly funded adult learning. Headlines across the sector are focussing on the 61% drop in apprenticeship starts following the introduction of the Levy, but underneath this are...Read more »

12 September 2017 by Charlotte Robey

New promotional materials to give young adult carers fair access to financial support in learning

In England and Wales there are over 300,000 young adult carers, who provide over £5 billion of unpaid care each year. Despite the vital contribution they make to their families and society, young adult carers are...Read more »

New young adult carers website for Carers Week 2017
12 June 2017 by Charlotte Robey

New young adult carers website for Carers Week 2017

Today is the beginning of Carers Week 2017, which this year is focussed on building carer-friendly communities. Learning and Work Institute has long worked to support learning providers and employers to be more young adult carer-friendly....Read more »