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A week down under
7 October 2012 by David Hughes

A week down under

I’ve just returned from a fascinating week in Australia where I met lots of people, made a few speeches and took part in a major conference on the Future of Work. I was a guest of...Read more »

27 September 2012 by David Hughes

The role we can all play in addressing inequalities in adult learning

One of the challenges I wanted to face up to when I joined NIACE was to decide what to do with the results of the annual survey of learning participation, which has become an annual event since the mid-1990s.

Women’s Right to Literacy
5 September 2012 by Dr Janine Eldred

Women’s Right to Literacy

I have witnessed the pride of women in Uganda, reading in public for the first time in their lives. Literacy gave them confidence to actively participate in their communities. I have seen small groups of women...Read more »

“So, what will the new NIACE look like, then?”
29 November 2011 by David Hughes

“So, what will the new NIACE look like, then?”

This is the question which I have been asked most often since I was appointed to the NIACE role. It’s a great question to ask and I will make an attempt to answer it, but before...Read more »