Archive - Aug 16, 2011


VSNW Annual Conference: Open for all?


This conference is being held at King's Conference Centre, Manchester, on 4 October 2011. Voluntary Sector North West (VSNW) annual conference will explore the opportunities and challenges for the VCSi in the North West, amidst current government policies on Big Society, health, the economy, employment, volunteering, and VCS infrastructure.

New Challenges, New Chances for Adult Learning


The Government has launched a consultation setting out proposals that will promote high quality teaching and learning for adults, further free colleges to respond more effectively to the needs of their local communities and strengthen the skills system by securing a fairer balance of investment between learners, employers and taxpayers.