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Equality Analysis: Apprenticeship funding policy from May 2017

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This publication provides an Equality Analysis of the funding policy for apprenticeships in England, due to be introduced from May 2017, when employers start to pay the apprenticeship levy. It has been produced in line with the Public Sector Equality Duty, which came into force on 5 April 2011 to demonstrate that we are paying…

Looked After Young People and Care Leavers Toolkit

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Learning and Work Institute Launching Looked After Young People and Care Leavers Toolkit in Wales At present, looked after children have a 46% attainment rate at Key Stage 3 – compared to the average of all children which is 81%. 40% of 19-year-old care leavers are not in education, employment or training (NEET). The Welsh…
Age and identity box set

Age and Identity Box Set

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Our curated collection of age and #identity follow-up resources  from the 2016 Festival of #Identities by and for FACES staff and students (July 2016)

Part 1 Webinar recording: Working Carers and a Wider Diversity Agenda

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In this webinar recording made on 28 April 2016, Kelechi Dibie, Carer Training and GP Liaison Officer, Gateshead Carers, and Andrea Johnson, Equality North East, look at how employers can make an organisational commitment to accommodate and welcome carers’ circumstances. How to create a carer friendly workplace for the 21st Century; how to tell whether…

Succeeding at College – Supporting young people with autism

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The recording of the Spring to Equalities webinar by Yola Jacobsen, Head of Projects at Ambitious about Autism on 5 May 2016, entitled: Succeeding at College: Supporting young people with autism to go to college and achieve Fewer than one in four young people with autism access any form of education once they leave school.  Ambitious about…

Presentation slides: Working Carers and a Wider Diversity Agenda

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Presentation slides from the Spring to Equalities: Linking needs of working carers and a wider equalities agenda webinar on  28 April 2016.  In this webinar Kelechi Dibie, Carer Training and GP Liaison Officer, Gateshead Carers, and Andrea Johnson, Equality North East, look at how employers can make an organisational commitment to accommodate and welcome carers’ circumstances.…

Learning and Ageing policy issues

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Presentation slides from the Spring to Equalities: Lerning and ageing  webinar on 27 April 2016, in which Jane Watts presented ‘A Better Future For Us All’, policy paper, produced in 2015 by NIACE (National Institute of Adult Community Education) and the National Older Learners Group (NOLG). The paper outlines the case for investment in older…

Learning and ageing policy issues

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Recording of the Spring to Equalities Learning and Ageing webinar on 27 April 2016, in which Jane Watts presents ‘A Better Future For Us All’, policy paper, produced in 2015 by NIACE (National Institute of Adult Community Education) and the National Older Learners Group (NOLG). The paper outlines the case for investment in older people’s…

Support for Young Adult Carers at York College

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Presentation slides from the Spring to Equalities webinar – Young Adult Carers: Improving support in FE which explored the challenges and barriers that young adult carers face in accessing learning. The webinar was delivered by Nicola Aylward, Head of Learning for Young People at Learning and Work Institute, and colleagues: Laura Archer, Central College Nottingham…