Learning and Work Institute was commissioned by the Local Government Association (LGA) to explore the options for how modern, more integrated and localised public employment and skills services could be funded, designed and delivered. This is...Read more »
This guide is provided as an accompaniment to The Really Useful Book of Learning and Earning for Care Leavers (RUBLE) 2017.
The Really Useful Book of Learning and Earning for Care Leavers is for young adults (aged 16-25) in England who have recently left care, or are in the process of leaving care.
The aim of this guide is to highlight ways in which employers of all sizes, and from all sectors of the economy, can make a difference in supporting care leavers to develop the skills, experience and confidence they need to gain, stay and progress in work.
This report presents the findings of Learning and Work Institute’s research into localised approaches to supporting care leavers and looked after children.
Guidance on Recognising and Recording Progress and Achievement (RARPA) has been updated to support the expanding role of RARPA in quality assuring non-regulated provision under the Adult Education Budget.
Apprenticeships are a great way to combine learning and earning and meet employers’ skills needs. That is why they have a long history dating back several centuries, though today’s apprenticeships have a wider focus including on...Read more »
Our first interim report from the Step-Up evaluation brings together learning from the programme’s first year on engaging with and delivering services to low-paid workers
This report shows that we are fortunate in the further education sector to have scrupulous and high – integrity organisations who care about their learners. The support that colleges and independent providers offer to learners who...Read more »
Response to Department for Education survey on Apprenticeship funding proposals - September 2016
Submission to Department for Education - January 2017
The Centre for Social and Economic Inclusion comments that the Work Programme continues to show improved results within a period of increasing employment and falling unemployment numbers and rates.
Inclusion analyse the number of claimants that have been referred to the Work Programme and the number of claimants who have subsequently started the programme.
This submission by Inclusion covers each of the Committee's five areas of interest.
The Work Programme is intended as a single integrated package of support for those who are out of work.
On 17 February 2011 the government published its long-awaited Welfare Reform Bill.
Work and Pensions Committee enquiry into progress towards implementation of Universal Credit - Inclusion response
The response draws on Inclusion's analysis of labour market and sanctions data, previous research on conditionality and sanctions regimes and extensive recent qualitative research on welfare reform impacts.
Inclusion and NIACE, sets out our view on the welfare to work system and priorities for reform.
Young people have lost out significantly both during and since the recession, and long-term youth unemployment is now at levels not seen in a generation.
Inclusion supports the Government's objectives in introducing Universal Credit: to simplify the benefits system, to ensure that work always pays and to increase personal responsibility. Universal Credit will introduce far reaching, and in many cases welcome, reforms to simplify and improve the design and delivery of the benefits system. However in many important ways the benefits system will remain complex for claimants, advisers and the wider public to understand.
The Centre for Social and Economic Inclusion responds to the DWP settlement and employment support.