NICVA recognises the important role that adult learning plays in the economic and social life of Northern Ireland. Learning strengthens local organisations and this helps build better communities and we offer a full calendar of training throughout the year to help further this. NICVA are also members of The Forum for Adult Learning NI (FALNI).
The Heenan-Anderson Commission has been set up to look at the causes of the current levels of economic marginalization and deprivation in Northern Ireland.
NICVA is now an officially approved Training Qualifications UK (TQUK) centre.
Senior managers in our sector are under pressure to be all things to all people; good with staff, great at listening, brilliant negotiators, emotionally intelligent, resilient, innovative, and finance professionals as well.
The Forum for Adult Learning NI, as part of Adult Learners' Week 2013, hosted a conference to look at the current health of adult learning in Northern Ireland and draw comparisons with the situation in neighbouring regions and countries.
In recent days the voluntary and community sector has experienced the shocking loss of two high profile organisations.