Archive - Nov 2009

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November 17th

Access to Volunteering Fund

Date: 
01/12/2009

The Access to Volunteering Fund Pilot aims to increase the number of disabled people in volunteer positions by breaking down the barriers they currently face when wanting to volunteer. Disabled people are 9% less likely to volunteer than the rest of the population.

November 13th

LSC QPF: new freeze date announced

Date: 
10/12/2009

The Learning and Skills Council (LSCi) have announced their next 'freeze date' for the LSC Qualified Provider Framework (QPF). This will be 10 December 2009.

Equality and Human Rights Commission: Human Rights Strategy

Date: 
13/11/2009

This strategy sets out how the Equality and Human Rights Commission plans to use its powers to carry out its human rights duties over the next three years.

Towards Ambition 2020: Skills, Jobs, Growth

Date: 
13/11/2009

The UK Commission for Employment and Skills has just published ‘Towards Ambition 2020: Skills, Jobs, Growth’. This is a report which contains their advice to government on how the UK’s education, employment and skills systems could be simplified, made more effective and become more responsive to the needs of their customers.