Work Place Learning Centre News Archive


Exposing People to fear boosts confidence

It has long been known that exposing people to what they fear can sometimes help them overcome their anxieties. It's called exposure therapy. But there's an aspect of this approach for which the evidence remains inconsistent - that is, should the person being exposed to their fear, focus on it,...


Closing the Skills Gap

New proposals were unveiled for consultation today to achieve world class skills for adults. Sweeping reforms announced in the Government's Further Education White Paper last year, endorsed by Lord Leitch's report on skills, committed to a demand-led system to put purchasing power for learning...