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DfE Consultation Webinar on the Skills Strategy
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1st of July, 20211st of July, 2021

DfE Consultation Webinar on the Skills Strategy

Today the Dept for the Economy held a short consultation webinar on the new Skills Strategy. There were presentations from Graeme Wilkinson (DfE) on the strategy itself and Deirdre Wood (DfC) on Labour Market Partnerships, followed by a short Q&A session. The presentations can be found below, but two short quotes from each presenter are...

We Are ALE – Global Campaign
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24th of March, 202124th of March, 2021

We Are ALE – Global Campaign

There is a new campaign launched just this week and coordinated by the International Council for Adult Education ( http://icae.global/en/), It is a global alliance of networks, associations and organisations for adult learning and education (ALE). It recognises the fundamental importance of ALE (Adult Learning & Education) for justice, well-being and change. While the UN’s...

Draft Programme for Government Consultation
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19th of March, 202119th of March, 2021

Draft Programme for Government Consultation

We hope as many of you as possible are contributing to the consultation on the next PfG – closing date 22nd March. While you will of course have specific responses in line with your organisations, we would hope that you would include a message that adult learning should be recognised as a key enabler of...

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A wellbeing society – the role of adult learning in post-pandemic Wales

Keynote and Q&A with Kirsty Williams MS, Minister for Education, Welsh Government There is a growing consensus that across the UK a serious commitment to the rejuvenation and development of adult education and lifelong learning is needed. Recovery from the coronavirus pandemic and the challenges presented by our exit from the European Union place more...