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Learning and Work Institute, 2016
Learning is central to a fair and prosperous society. The links between learning throughout life and national prosperity, business success, societal cohesion, and individual opportunity and life chances are clear and well established. Learning helps you earn more, live healthier and play a fuller role in society. It is equally well established…
Descriptors: Incentives, Investment, Labor Market, Foreign Countries
Learning and Work Institute, 2016
The Government has a target of three million apprenticeship starts in England by 2020, and is introducing an Apprenticeship Levy on the payroll of large employers to fund this increase and to encourage greater employer engagement with apprenticeships. Concerns have been raised about whether there should be a delay to get the details right;…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Secondary School Students, Vocational Education, Foreign Countries
Learning and Work Institute, 2016
This guide is for head teachers and school governors to help them invest their Pupil Premium funding in Family Learning programmes. The Pupil Premium is additional funding for schools in England to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils and close the gap between them and their peers. Family Learning is a pedagogical approach that refers to…
Descriptors: Family Programs, Foreign Countries, Educational Finance, Disadvantaged Youth
Learning and Work Institute, 2016
"The Really Useful Book of Learning and Earning for Young Adult Carers" is aimed at young adults (aged 16-25) in England who are looking after somebody else. The first edition of the book was printed in 2011. This third edition is full of new and up-to-date useful information about looking after your health and wellbeing, job hunting,…
Descriptors: Young Adults, Caregivers, Well Being, Social Support Groups