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on 26 May 2016

Learning and Work Institute looks for a new Chief Executive

The Learning and Work Institute Chief Executive, David Hughes, has been appointed Chief Executive at the Association of Colleges (AoC)

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on 25 May 2016

1.3 million young people spend 6 months out of education, employment and training

Research published today in the ‘Youth Jobs Index’ by Impetus-PEF, a charity supporting disadvantaged young people in the UK, reveals an average of 1.3 million (17%1) 16 to 24 year olds spend 6 mon

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on 18 May 2016

Response to Coates Review of Prison Education

Learning and Work Institute responds to landmark review of Prison Education. 

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on 17 May 2016

Learning and Work responds to HE White Paper

Response from David Hughes, chief executive at Learning and Work Institute, to the Government's HE White Paper 'Success as a Knowledge Economy' published 16 May 2016.

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on 11 May 2016

Call for more action on in-work progression reinforced by DWP Committee

Learning and Work Institute responds to the House of Commons Work and Pensions Committee's report on In-work Progression in Universal Credit.

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on 10 May 2016

Take part in this year's festival of learning

Learning and Work Institute call for award nominations as deadline nears.

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on 09 May 2016

London festival focuses on diversity in education

dentity is an increasingly important consideration for Further Education and Skills providers, a London conference will hear this week.  The Festival of Identities, which takes place at CityLit, Londonwill feature a line up of employers, learning providers and thought leaders to showcase the importance of identity in removing barriers, changing behaviours and motivating others to succeed in learning and work.

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on 13 Apr 2016

A Learning and Work Agenda for the next Mayor of London

The next Mayor of London can support 300,000 new jobs, cut working poverty and boost Londoners’ skills according to a new paper published by Learning and Work Institute today.

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on 07 Apr 2016

It's never too late to 'peake' in a new career

86% of Brits believe it’s never too late to follow your dreams, learn new skills and even switch careers.

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