Learning has positive benefits for individuals, communities and the wider economy. Increasing and widening access to learning is crucial to future prosperity, fairness and social inclusion in the UK. Despite the strength of this evidence, the...Read more »
Delivered between April 2017 and March 2018, Learning and Work Institute’s Support for Colleges project provided targeted one-to-one support for six colleges throughout England to enable them to develop an effective and embedded whole organisational approach...Read more »
Since 2015, as part of our work for the European Agenda for Adult Learning, L&W and its partners across the UK have been researching and discussing the impact of adult learning. We have done this through the...Read more »
This report sets out findings from the evaluation of pilots of Community Based English Language (CBEL) provision, a randomised control trial commissioned by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government. The CBEL intervention was aimed...Read more »
Apprenticeships are a key government policy to support transition to the labour market, social mobility, economic growth and improved productivity. While evidence shows that the benefits to apprentices, to businesses and to our wider economy and...Read more »
Inclusion analyse the number of claimants that have been referred to the Work Programme and the number of claimants who have subsequently started the programme.
The Centre for Social and Economic Inclusion comments that the Work Programme continues to show improved results within a period of increasing employment and falling unemployment numbers and rates.
This submission by Inclusion covers each of the Committee's five areas of interest.
The Work Programme is intended as a single integrated package of support for those who are out of work.
On 17 February 2011 the government published its long-awaited Welfare Reform Bill.
Work and Pensions Committee enquiry into progress towards implementation of Universal Credit - Inclusion response
The response draws on Inclusion's analysis of labour market and sanctions data, previous research on conditionality and sanctions regimes and extensive recent qualitative research on welfare reform impacts.
Inclusion and NIACE, sets out our view on the welfare to work system and priorities for reform.
Young people have lost out significantly both during and since the recession, and long-term youth unemployment is now at levels not seen in a generation.
Inclusion supports the Government's objectives in introducing Universal Credit: to simplify the benefits system, to ensure that work always pays and to increase personal responsibility. Universal Credit will introduce far reaching, and in many cases welcome, reforms to simplify and improve the design and delivery of the benefits system. However in many important ways the benefits system will remain complex for claimants, advisers and the wider public to understand.
Universal Credit is a new single, integrated working-age benefit which is intended to ensure that 'work always pays and is seen to pay'. Read Inclusion's briefing of Universal Credit.
The Centre for Social and Economic Inclusion responds to the DWP settlement and employment support.
The Centre for Social and Economic Inclusion responds to the Spending Review 2015 welfare reforms.
NIACE and Inclusion have proposed ten practical policies which the next Government can and should implement in its first 100 days.
Our radical new approach to reforming the learning and skills system, making bold new proposals following recent reports confirming the urgent need for a skills-led economic recovery.
NIACE's proposals on how rapid progress can be made against the Conservative Party's manifesto commitments despite the further pressures on unprotected Departmental budgets.
Our policy solution proposing a new National Advancement Service to help people, especially those earning 'below the living wage', boost their earnings and career prospects.
Do you want to find out who Learning and Work Institute are and what we do? Our leaflet has all the answers as well as explaining how we could work together.
The Impact Report shows how we deliver on our strapline - the national voice for lifelong learning.
Inclusion responds to Households Below Average Income statistics for 2011-11 on child poverty and government plans to move away from income measures of poverty.
The Centre for Economic and Social Inclusion wholeheartedly supports the 16-24 Alliance and its members' pledge to get 50,000 unskilled young people into work. There is a growing acknowledgment that failure to take decisive action on youth unemployment is leading to the risk of a lost generation who are shut out of the world of work, with all the added social exclusion risks this entails.
This report on the UK's contribution to the European Agenda for Adult Learning (EAAL) summarises discussions during the three day event held in Edinburgh (12 - 14 May 2014).