Life and society

A selection of resources to support those working with adult learners and to enable adults to participate and contribute fully in society.

Our Picks

  • The Really Useful Book of Learning and Earning (RUBLE) for Young Adult Carers - Third edition

    The Really Useful Book of Learning and Earning for Young Adult Carers is aimed at young adults (aged 16–25) in England who are looking after somebody else.

  • Supporting young adult carers in the workplace: A guide for employers

    This guide aims to help employers provide support for young adult carers to gain and stay in work. It tells employers who young adult carers are, the benefits of supporting young adult carers in the workplace, and includes practical information, resources and case studies which demonstrate the types of support employers can offer to young adult carers.

  • Making the Connection - The Mental Health and Family Learning Pack

    This resource pack is aimed at managers and practitioners in adult learning, particularly family learning and mental health services who want to work in partnership to improve, sdet up or develop opportunities that promote access to family learning for adults experiencing mental health difficulties.

  • Raising pupil attainment through Family Learning

    This guide is for head teachers and school governors to help them invest their Pupil Premium funding in Family Learning programmes. Family Learning has long been shown to produce pos

  • Through My Eyes

    A collection of short stories and poems written by adult learners serving custodial sentences.

  • A better future for us all

    Our policy paper identifies 10 ways in which learning can help older people respond to the challenges of ageing and sets out three aims to improve access to learning opportunities. 

  • Maths Everywhere app

    A maths app to help adults see how relevant and useful maths is to everyone, everyday and everywhere.

  • CBeebies Modules

    Ten modules to encourage more adults to learn with their children, produced in collaboration with CBeebies, the BBC’s flagship television station and online facility for young children.

  • Learning for Older People in Care Settings

    A range of resources to improve access to learning opportunities for older people in care settings.

  • Implementing FELTAG

    Our Implementing FELTAG webinar recordings, along with other associated resources.