Life and society

  • 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. 

  • A Woman's Place

    Resources for programmes and projects that are designed to help women from Pakistani, Bangladeshi and Somali communities access adult learning.

  • Adult Financial Capability Framework

    A resource to help you identify and understand the needs of learners and to plan your work with them.

  • Adults Learning Extra: Adult Learning in Europe

    This Adults Learning Extra considers a vision for adult learning in Europe. 

  • Adults Learning Extra: Poverty, work and low pay

    This issue of Adults Learning Extra examines the role of education and skills in tackling poverty and low pay. 

  • Armed Forces Basic Skills Longitudinal Study

    Showcasing how the Army successfully put English and maths at the heart of its support for the development of employee skills.

  • Capturing the wider outcomes of community learning

    This report sets out the findings of a survey carried out by NIACE to investigate approaches to capturing wider outcomes and social value currently in use among community learning providers.

  • Care Leavers Leaflet

    Useful statistics on care leavers, highlighting the challenges these young people face.

  • Careers Guidance for Young Adult Carers

    We’ve worked with partners and young adult carers to develop and pilot tailored resources and approaches to careers guidance, to better support young adult carers.

  • 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.