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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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on 16 Aug 2016

Research provides policy lesson ahead of post-Brexit job figures

Increasing the amount of job search that jobseekers do increases their chances of finding work and leaving benefit but delivering this under an intensive supervision model for up to 35 hours a week

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on 12 Aug 2016

Learning and Work responds to Apprenticeship funding announcements

Learning and Work Institute responds to today's apprenticeship funding announcements from the Department for Education:

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on 01 Aug 2016

Pioneering prison learning pilot shows signs of success

A new curriculum trialled in three women’s prisons, led by the Learning and Work Institute, shows positive results and will be made available more widely.

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on 26 Jul 2016

US inspired programme to boost housing tenant employment

Learning and work Institute launch a US inspired programme to boost employment amongst social housing tenants.

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on 22 Jul 2016

Young adult carers need access to learning and employment.

Learning and Work Institute is calling for better access to learning and employment for young adult carers, responding to the Department of Health’s consultation on a new Carers Strategy.

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