Articles from Learning and Work Institute

Counting the Costs: Fair Wages and Maintenance for 16-18 Year Olds

Indirect costs such as transport can have a significant bearing on 16-18 year old’s decisions to participate in apprenticeships and full-time further education.

Reversing the decade of decline in lifelong learning

#LifelongLearning has never been more important The UK economy has seen a period of stagnation in productivity and pay that is unprecedented in modern times.

Decade of decline in adult learning with four million 'lost learners' since 2010

Survey shows adult participation in education has fallen to record low The government has been urged to put lifelong learning at the heart of its domestic agenda, as a national survey shows the number of adults taking part in learning has fallen to a record low.

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.


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