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Beyond #Brexit - Five things the general election should focus on to fix the foundations of our economy

Fixing the foundations: Cutting services that will help boost growth is a false economy Brexit will be central to the UK’s first December General Election in almost a century. But there’s plenty more for all parties to focus on.

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.

#FestivalofLearning2020 award nominations now open!

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

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).  

Scheme to support young adult carers in further education gets six-figure National Lottery boost

A pioneering scheme which improves the quality of support for young adult carers in further education is set to expand to colleges across the UK, thanks to a six-figure grant from The National Lottery Community Fund.


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