National Institute of Adult Continuing Education (NIACE)

NIACE aims to encourage more and different adults to engage in learning of all kinds. 

NIACE seek to achieve this by:

  • running high-profile campaigns such as Adult Learners' Week and Quick Reads
  • delivering high quality development and research work
  • supplying expert consultancy, advice and support services
  • engaging ministers and parliamentarians
  • supporting networking with practitioners, policy-makers and researchers
  • publishing leading books and journals
  • offering a wide ranging event management service
  • disseminating specialist information
  • providing flexible and personalised training courses

They work with and for:

  • adult learners
  • local authorities
  • government departments and agencies
  • voluntary bodies
  • charitable trusts
  • adult education providers
  • trade unions
  • employers
  • European funders.

For more information visit:


Telephone: 0116 204 4200 or 0116 204 4201