Learning and Work Institute is focused on increasing access to and participation in learning and work  opportunities. Each year we publish a range of reports and analysis of key learning, skills and employment issues, as well as working on development and innovation projects on the ground.

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Learning and Work Institute in the media

Coronavirus coverage

Extend job retention scheme to stop unemployment spike, says think tank - City AM

Young people are bearing the economic burden of coronavirus – protecting their future is a national emergency - Independent

NHF and Peabody chair part of new coronavirus housing and employment taskforce - InsideHousing

Young, gifted and blocked by the coronavirus — but generation Z is finding a way to shine - The Times

Years of jobs growth wiped out in month of coronavirus, report says - Evening Standard

Liverpool and Manchester face 'unemployment crisis' with hundreds of thousands of 'shutdown sector' jobs at risk - BusinessLIVE

Yorkshire firms face unprecedented unemployment crisis - Yorkshire Post

Coronavirus wipes out any hope of 'levelling up' as north set to be worse hit economically - The Mirror

Coronavirus: T-level delivery 'under review' – Tes

Other coverage

Adult education 'needs financial support' - Tes

National living wage hike is justified despite impending recession, says think tank – The Independent

Push to end low pay may have to be scrapped, UK government warned – The Guardian

EPALE UK interview with Stephen Evans – EPALE UK

Budget: capital and National Skills funding confirmed – Tes

Nesta's response to 'England’s Skills Puzzle,' a report from the Skills Commission – Nesta

Employers struggle in overly centralised skills system – Tes

To help 'left behind' Britain, more adults need to feel able to go to university – Guardian

Expanding apprenticeship levy 'won't help SMEs' – Tes

Apprentices: loyal, skilled, but still ignored by too many small firms – Guardian