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19 August 2009
Why don't South Asian Muslim women work outside the home? According to a report by the Quilliam Foundation, nearly 60 per cent of the women they spoke to want to get a job.
Skills for Life Report Card
06 November 2009
report card published by NIACE highlights the progress made to help adults with low literacy and numeracy skills through the Government's Skills for Life strategy, but insists that more help is needed for numeracy, English for Speakers of Other Languages
20 January 2009
A report from the House of Commons Innovation, Universities, Science and Skills Committee Re-skilling for recovery: After Leitch, implementing skills and training policies
Right to a Voice Pledge
06 November 2009
NIACE wants the Government to reverse its policy and offer asylum seekers the right to funded English language courses from the first day they arrive in the UK.
04 August 2009
Scholarships are available to participate at IATEFL’s Annual International Conference and Exhibition in Harrogate in April 2010.
30 September 2009
Skills for Life Support programme
16 March 2009
Skills for Life: Changing lives updates the Government’s Skills for Life strategy launched in 2001. This new report from DIUS sets out the actions they and a wide range of partners will take to deliver the Government’s ambitions.
20 November 2009
Skills Investment Strategy With the exception of Skills for Life Entry Level numeracy, the programme funding uplift in funding for Skills for Life provision will be reduced from 1.4 to 1.2 for 2010-11, with a view to further reductions. The automatic d
03 July 2009
A comprehensive strategic review of Learning Connections has been undertaken to determine its strategic fit with the Lifelong Learning Directorate
02 December 2009
The UK's first study of basic skills learning in the workplace, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), concludes that workplace basic skills courses are having little impact in their current form.

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