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on 13 Jan 2017

Work placements crucial for technical education and training

Learning and Work Institute, in partnership with Fair Train, has been commissioned by the Department for Education (DfE) to gather evidence on good quality, effective work placements and any challenges to delivering these.

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on 13 Dec 2016

Making learning and work count

Our vision is for a prosperous and fair society in which learning and work provide opportunities for everyone to realise their potential and ambitions throughout life.

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on 09 Dec 2016

Addressing barriers to employment for disabled people

This report presents findings from our research into the barriers to employment, volunteering and skills development for disabled people and individuals with long-term health conditions residing in

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on 07 Dec 2016

Building on the messages from the Youth Employment Convention 2016

Young people – Britain’s greatest asset – but HOW can we maximise their potential? This was the challenge set by Learning and Work Institute at the 2016 Youth Employment Convention.

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on 05 Dec 2016

Learning is vital to integration

Learning and Work Institute has welcomed Dame Louise Casey's report into social

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on 24 Nov 2016

Carers Rights Day 2016

Today is Carers Rights Day, when organisations across the country help carers to understand their rights and the support they are entitled to.

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on 24 Nov 2016

Action for Change: our report

Learning and Work Institute were the lead evaluation partner in the Action for Change project, which has been funded by the European Commission. 

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on 23 Nov 2016

Learning and Work Institute responds to Autumn Statement

Today’s Autumn Statement sets out the first official assessment of the economy and public finances since the EU referendum, alongside modest new spending commitments targeted at raising productivity and supporting ‘just about managing’ households.  

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on 22 Nov 2016

Citizens' Curriculum needed now more than ever

Statistics released by the UK Government have shown a significant fall in adults participating in English and Maths courses in England. 

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