on 19 Oct 2016

Learning and Work for care leavers in Wales and England

To mark the start of National Care Leavers’ Week, Learning and Work Institute is launching new ways to improve the chances for Looked After Young People and Care Leavers.

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on 19 Oct 2016

Army approach could help Government halve disability employment gap, new report finds

Royal British Legion Industries (RBLI), the national armed forces charity, has called on the Department for Work and Pensions to fund an expansion of LifeWorks. 

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on 14 Oct 2016

It's time for an Apprentice Premium

Learning and Work Institute is today calling for affordable and achievable safeguards which would ensure high quality and accessible apprenticeships.

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on 07 Oct 2016

Apprenticeships and Traineeships on the up

Following the release of government figures showing more people than ever are taking advantage of apprenticeships and traineeships, with a further rise this year, Stephen Evans, Chief Executive of

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on 30 Sep 2016

Learning and Work research calls for a new ‘what works’ offer in employment services

Government should develop an employment datalab and a new ‘what works’ offer to encourage innovation and learning in employment services, according to recommendations in new research from Learning and Work Institute.  

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on 12 Sep 2016

New thinking needed to inspire adults to get back into learning

Today in Birmingham, The Festival of Learning Awards 2016 will showcase and celebrate the wonderful things that people, families, communities and employers can achieve through learning.

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on 08 Sep 2016

Learning and Work Institute mark International Literacy Day

Learning and Work Institute is marking International Literacy Day today [September 8th, 2016] with a reminder on the importance of literacy in improving life chances.

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on 02 Sep 2016

UK lagging behind; learning and skills can tackle poverty and productivity

A report released today by Learning & Work Institute, funded by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) shows how tackling skills gaps can help to reduce poverty and improve life chances and calls for urgent action to support millions of adults improve their English and Maths

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