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Reforming training and skills policy

Event 12 October 2023 at 10:00 via Slido and Youtube
In this online event we presented the findings of a new report focused on England's approach to investment in training and skills.
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Investment in training and skills

Report
The UK has seen a significant decline in investment in adult education and training. This chapter analyses how the skills system should be reformed.

12 October 2023

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Reforming training and skills policy

Presentation
In this online event we presented the findings of a new report focused on England's approach to investment in training and skills.

12 October 2023

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Adult education: making it a genuine second chance

Presentation

This event examined the potential role that adult education can play in providing a genuine second chance, particularly those from disadvantaged backgrounds or who leave school with few formal qualifications. IFS researchers set out the planned reforms in the context of recent changes to learner numbers and funding, as well as the likely impact of planned reforms given the details and evidence base.

13 June 2022

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Adult education: the past, present and future

Report

In the last decade, there have been significant cuts to spending on adult education and large falls in the numbers of adult learners, particularly amongst those taking low-level qualifications.

13 June 2022

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Education spending: resourced for levelling up?

Event 30 November 2021 at 13:30 <p>Please see above for details on how to watch this event online.</p>
The next few years are likely to be particularly challenging for schools, colleges, universities and nurseries. At this event, we will examine how education spending can be best set to support levelling up and narrow inequalities.