Stephen Evans will take over in September as CEO at Learning and Work Institute, following the departure of David Hughes who will become CEO at Association of Colleges. Stephen was chosen after a competitive open process...Read more »
David Hughes responds to the appointment of Justine Green as Secretary of State for Education, with responsibility for futher and higher education; and apprenticeships.
David Hughes, Learning and Work Institute chief executive, responds to recommendations from Paul Maynard's taskforce on access to apprenticeships for those with disabilities.
The government has today (Friday 8 July) published the Post-16 Skills Plan and the findings of the Independent Panel on Technical Education led by Lord Sainsbury detailing bold reforms to technical education. Proposals ranging from defined technical education...Read more »
Learning and Work Institute's Chief Executive David Hughes responds to All-Party Parliamentary Group report
Learning and Work publishes full programme for IntoWork Convention 2016
My name is Daisy, I’m 18 years old. I live in Rugby and I care for my mum who has been diagnosed with several mental health conditions and now is also suffering from physical disabilities. My...Read more »
Most people see carers as people who look after physical disabilities but it is so much wider than this. Mental health and substance misuse is on the rise – what happens to the family members who...Read more »
To mark the start of Carers Week 2016, Learning and Work Institute is launching new resources developed through our successful 'WE Care' project to help build more carer friendly communities.
The Learning and Work Institute Chief Executive, David Hughes, has been appointed Chief Executive at the Association of Colleges (AoC) Maggie Galliers CBE, Chair of Learning and Work Institute said: “David has skillfully led the Institute...Read more »
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 months out of...Read more »
Learning and Work Institute responds to landmark review of Prison Education.
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.
Learning and Work Institute responds to the House of Commons Work and Pensions Committee's report on In-work Progression in Universal Credit.
Learning and Work Institute call for award nominations as deadline nears.
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.
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.
86% of Brits believe it’s never too late to follow your dreams, learn new skills and even switch careers.
Despite providing more than £5 billion in unpaid care each year, more than 300,000 16-25 year old young adult carers are twice as likely to be out of education and work than their peers and nearly...Read more »
Chief Executive David Hughes responds to the Chancellor's 2016 budget
Learning and Work Institute has welcomed the Prime Minister’s idea for a Help to Save scheme but cautioned that it’s important it learns lessons from past evidence.
Learning and Work Institute welcome the recommendations of Professor Hazelkorn's report out today.
Better support will soon be on offer to young people struggling to get a job or an apprenticeship thanks to a new joint effort between five Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) and Learning and Work Institute. Learning...Read more »
Young adult carers could benefit from improved career support, thanks to a new project from Learning and Work Institute. The project ‘Positive Career Choices – Young Adult Carers’, which is funded by the Department of...Read more »
Responding to The Resolution Foundation’s important and authoritative new report, The Road to Full Employment, which details what full employment should look like and how to achieve it, Stephen Evans, Deputy Chief Executive at Learning and...Read more »
In a challenge to current accepted wisdom, the former minister for universities and science Lord David Willetts, called out “poor quality neuroscience” that has convinced policymakers that people can’t learn later in life, which contributes to...Read more »
Three political heavyweights, who each made leading contributions to learning and skills policy over the past two decades, are being brought together to debate the future of lifelong learning today [Tuesday, 22 February 2016] at a special...Read more »
In response to the Prime Minister’s announcement today regarding prison reform, Stephen Evans, Deputy CEO at Learning and Work Institute, said: “Almost one in two prisoners re-offend within a year of release: that is no good...Read more »