Archive - Aug 2011


August 19th

How to promote active ageing in Europe


The Committee of the Regions, AGE Platform Europe and the European Commission have issued a brochure presenting EUi funding possibilities for regional and local initiatives to promote active ageing and solidarity between generations.

August 17th

Developing the 2012/13 ILR


The consultation phase of the change process of the Individualised Learner Record (ILR) 2012/13 has now begun. The information authority has received 34 requests to make changes to the ILR.

August 16th

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.