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Syrian refugee resettlement: a guide for local authorities

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‘This document is a guide for local authorities who are participating in the Syrian Resettlement Programme (SRP). It is for all those in local authorities who have a role in leading, planning, delivering and continually seeking to improve services for resettled Syrian refugees, though it may be of most interest to those new to the…

Three Million Careers: Making the apprenticeship levy work

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Learning and Work Institute calling for an Apprentice Premium In our new paper Three Million Careers: Making the apprenticeship levy work Learning and Work Institute is calling for an Apprentice Premium, similar to Pupil Premium, to ensure there is additional funding supports high quality training for disadvantaged young people. L&W also calls for full funding…

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…

Adult Psychiatric Morbidity Survey: Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing, England, 2014

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The Adult Psychiatric Morbidity survey series has had a huge impact on our understanding of mental illness, substance dependence and suicidal behaviour, and their causes and consequences.  APMS datasets are the only national source of information on rates of treated and untreated mental illness. The key findings of the 2014 report published in September 2016, regarding trends in mental…

Superdiversity and its implications for all of us

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Livestream recording of Nando Sigona’s session at the Festival of #Identities on 10 May 2016 at City Lit, London. He explores the implications of superdiversity for all of us and adult education in particular. Nando Sigona is Senior Lecturer and Deputy Director of the Institute of Research into Superdiversity (IRIS) at the University of Birminghamhttps://twitter.com/nandosigona…

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…

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.…

Part 2 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…

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…