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on 09 Feb 2016

New prison learning pilot to cut re-offending

A new approach to learning in prisons aims to reduce reoffending according to a new project between Learning and Work Institute and De Montfort University. 

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on 08 Feb 2016

Response to the Prime Minister's prison reform speech

In response to the Prime Minister's announcement today regarding prison reform, Stephen Evans, Deputy CEO at Learning and Work Institute, said:

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on 01 Feb 2016

Learning and Work Institute leading learner focus in skills reform programme

Learning and Work Institute are calling on employers, practitioners, learners and sector bodies to help shape national standards for adult literacy and numeracy.

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on 01 Feb 2016

New materials from Learning and Work Institute to improve learner loan take up

Learning and Work Institute is today launching new materials to help boost participation of advanced and higher level learning.

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on 27 Jan 2016

Learning and Work responds to UKCES Employer Skills Survey 2015

The UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES) have published the results of the 2015 Employer Skills Survey which shows a 130% increase in vacancies due to skills shortages in the labour market.

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on 19 Jan 2016

Learning and Work Institute calls on Government to make more coherent and joined up ESOL Policy

Learning and Work Institute today called on the government to make a more coherant joined up ESOL policy

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on 18 Jan 2016

NCVO report calls on government to consult sector earlier over welfare reforms

The National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO), an umbrella organisation for the charity sector has published a

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on 18 Jan 2016

Appeal to strengthen social security

The House of Commons Work and Pensions Committee is urging the government to find a solution in its welfare safety net and prevent citizens from suffering severe poverty.

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on 18 Jan 2016

Work and Pensions Committee report into local welfare safety nets

The Work and Pensions Committee has published its

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