Our Mental Health in Further Education (MHFE) website is designed to promote good mental health in adult learning.
A resource designed to help education and training organisations develop better practice to meet the Public Sector Equality Duty (2010).
The purpose of this report is to present to the Skills Funding Agency (the Agency) a snapshot picture of how providers are making use of the facility to offer the recognition of prior learning (RPL) within the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF).
The Centre for Responsible Credit (CfRC) provides a starting point to deliver more collabarative approaches capable of harnessing the knowledge that non-profits and the community finance sector
NIACE has, for several years, been working with the Skills Funding Agency to research the benefits of QCF unit delivery.
This report presents the findings of a six-month demonstration pilot project undertaken by NIACE in partnership with Humber Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP).
This report sets out the findings of the research commissioned from NIACE by the Skills Funding Agency to evaluate the implementation of the Innovation Code.
Research into how Traineeships can work for STEM skills within the context of a LEP area.
This paper highlights the main issues that need to be addressed surrounding learning for young adult carers.
This infographic shows the impact that caring can have on young people's lives. You can use it to demonstrate some of the challenges that young adult carers experience in learning and work.
Working with Young Adult Carers has been written to support people working with young adult carers.
A set of free posters to raise awareness about the challenges faced by Young Adult Carers who are caring and learning, for learning providers and support services.
Ten years after the introduction of the Skills for Life Strategy, which aimed to improve the literacy, language and numeracy skills of 2.25 million adults by 2010, the National Institute of Adult Continuing Education (NIACE) launched an independent inquiry into the state of adult literacy in England.
We have developed an innovative suite of generic tools and resources to support learning providers to understand and approach social value and impact measurement. Workshop participants became familiar with these tools and how to use, apply and adapt them to meet the specific needs of their own context.
The WE Care project - improving Work and Education for young adult carers - was funded by the Department of Health's Voluntary Sector Investment Programme.
Under the programme of work funded by the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills, NIACE undertook a study to identify effective practice in vocational learning and employability skills provision in men's prisons and Young Offender Institutions.
Research has shown that the biggest single factor in adults not taking up maths learning is fear. The stories in this publication are personal accounts of adults who have overcome their own barriers and taken part in adult maths learning to improve life and work prospects for themselves and their families.
The stories featured in this publication are written by young adult care leavers (aged 16 and over) who are currently engaged in learning and/or work.
Stories of young adult carers' experiences of caring and learning.
The Really Useful Book of Learning and Earning for Young Adult Carers is aimed at young adults (aged 16-25) in England who are looking after somebody else.
A collection of short stories and poems written by adult learners serving custodial sentences.
Throughout the past year NIACE has been supporting Offender Learning and Skills Service (OLASS) staff to identify and evidence the wider outcomes of some of their personal and social development (PSD) learning provision for offenders in custody.
This edition of the Really Useful Book of Learning and Earning (RUBLE) is a free resource for direct use by adults using homelessness services to help them think about their learning and development, plan ahead and develop strategies for achieving their goals.
This guide aims to help employers provide support for young adult carers to gain and stay in work. It tells employers who young adult carers are, the benefits of supporting young adult carers in the workplace, and includes practical information, resources and case studies which demonstrate the types of support employers can offer to young adult carers.
A policy briefing from NIACE and NATECLA, summarising the latest changes to policy regarding how ESOL provision and qualifications are used to support citizenship applications.
A brand new guide to support students in further education with caring responsibilities, has been published by NIACE and Carers Trust.
Short books written by well-known authors for less confident readers, which positively impact on learners' confidence, attitudes to reading and literacy skills.
The 2014-15 evaluation demonstrates the outstanding impact of Quick Reads on adult literacy, attitudes towards reading, levels of confidence and engagement in learning.
This guide is for head teachers and school governors to help them invest their Pupil Premium funding in Family Learning programmes. Family Learning has long been shown to produce pos