Articles from Learning and Work Institute

Moser 20 Years On: Why Improving Literacy and Numeracy Still Matters

It is twenty years since the publication of A Fresh Start, Sir Claus Moser’s report on adult basic skills.

Paid Education Leave: Having time to learn - Joe Dromey speaks to FE News about the Lifelong Learning Commission

Learning and Work Institute strengthens leadership team

Learning and Work Institute today announced the appointment of new senior staff as it strengthens its team focused on boosting policy and practice in learning, skills and employment.

Urgent action needed to fix apprenticeship levy and prevent ‘creeping rationing’ of training post #Brexit - Sector Response

Government must urgently reform the apprenticeship levy and provide additional funding to prevent the loss of up to 75,000 apprenticeships at SMEs, according to new research "Bridging the Gap: next steps for the apprenticeship levy", from a leading research institute published yesterday (28 Oct).  

#FestivalofLearning2020 award nominations now open!

Learning and Work Institute has opened nominations for its 2020 Festival of Learning awards.

The power of taster sessions and ‘have a go’ events to help adults get back into learning #LoveToLearn

The argument for lifelong learning has never been so compelling.

Learning throughout life – Inspiring stories from Festival of Learning

We often talk about lifelong learning, and the importance of providing opportunities for people to learn throughout their life course. There are plenty of reports which set out the evidence; whether that be the impact of learning on health and wellbeing, or how learning can help people access work and progress in their career. But it is the personal stories of adult learners that really show the value of lifelong learning.

Does political uncertainty mean the Augar Review will be kicked into the long grass, or will it set the scene for the next Prime Minister?

A lot of the headlines about the Augar Review focused on higher education.

Ten year plan for basic and intermediate skills could boost our economy by £20 billion per year and improve social justice

New research from Learning and Work Institute shows progress improving skills has slowed over the last decade:

We need an international benchmark of excellence - #ApprenticeshipFutures

It’s easy to groan at the latest apprenticeship statistics and think that it’s another executive failure, it’s less easy to look beyond this and offer ideas on how to turn it around.

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