Research and Reports

Learning for Women in Prison
19 January 2017

Learning for Women in Prison

NIACE carried out research into learning and skills provision in women's prisons under the programme of work funded by the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills.

Learning Through Life
19 January 2017

Learning Through Life

Published in 2009, Learning Through Life was the definitive report into the future for lifelong learning in the UK, following an independent inquiry sponsored by NIACE.

Older People 19 January 2017

Learning for Older People in Care Settings

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

Key Words: Numeracy
19 January 2017

Key Words: Numeracy

This is the second edition of the highly popular Key Words: Numeracy with revised and updated definitions of terms covered in numeracy learning.

Key Words: Literacy
19 January 2017

Key Words: Literacy

This is the third edition of the highly popular Key Words: Literacy with revised and updated definitions of terms covered in literacy learning.

Inquiry into Adult Literacy in England
19 January 2017

Inquiry into Adult Literacy in England

Our findings, analysis, conclusions and detailed recommendations following our Inquiry into Adult Literacy in England.

Inquiry on Adult Numeracy Learning
19 January 2017

Inquiry on Adult Numeracy Learning

A package of recommendations following our Inquiry on Adult Numeracy Learning.

Intensive English and maths provision in prisons
19 January 2017

Intensive English and maths provision in prisons

In 2012 the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) commissioned NIACE to conduct a feasibility study into intensive delivery of English and maths in custodial settings.

Giving care leavers more control over their futures
19 January 2017

Giving care leavers more control over their futures

This research explores care leavers' routes into education and work, providing examples of best practice and recommendations to address the needs of young care leavers.

FELTAG 19 January 2017

Implementing FELTAG

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

Increasing the Employability of Parents/Carers
19 January 2017

Increasing the Employability of Parents/Carers

In 2015-16, we set out to show how Wider Family Learning can have a direct impact on the employability of parents/carers.

ESOL for Employment
19 January 2017

ESOL for Employment

Case studies to support Skills Funding Agency ESOL providers working with Jobcentre Plus.

Family Learning Works
19 January 2017

Family Learning Works

The final report of our Inquiry into Family Learning exploring the impact of family learning, to develop new thinking and influence public policy.

Community Learning Reform
19 January 2017

Community Learning Reform

A source of information, resources and opportunities to help you understand and adapt to the 2013/14 Community Learning reforms.

Delivering a programme of study for adult learners
19 January 2017

Delivering a programme of study for adult learners

In 2015/16, L&W was supported by the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills to explore the extent to which the Citizens' Curriculum could form the basis for a programme of study for adul

Engaging learners in GCSE maths and English
19 January 2017

Engaging learners in GCSE maths and English

In November 2014, the Education and Training Foundation commissioned and funded NIACE to carry out research to explore why learners leave school without GCSE grade A*-C in maths and/or English.

Community Learning Innovation Fund
19 January 2017

Community Learning Innovation Fund

A set of resources setting out the key achievements of the 97 projects funded through the Community Learning Innovation Fund (CLIF) in 2012-13.

Community Learning and Local Enterprise Partnerships
19 January 2017

Community Learning and Local Enterprise Partnerships

This report sets out the findings of research commissioned from the National Institute of Adult Continuing Education (NIACE) by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS).

Citizens’ Curriculum Phase 2 Interim Evaluation Report
19 January 2017

Citizens’ Curriculum Phase 2 Interim Evaluation Report

In 2015/16, BIS supported L&W to develop its work on the Citizens' Curriculum by carrying out further piloting activity in contexts not included within the scope of the first piloting phase.

Citizenship materials for ESOL learners
19 January 2017

Citizenship materials for ESOL learners

The citizenship materials for ESOL learners are designed to help teachers to embed citizenship content in ESOL lessons.

Citizens’ Curriculum case studies
19 January 2017

Citizens’ Curriculum case studies

A collection of case studies to showcase the work of pilot schemes that have taken part in a Citizens' Curriculum approach to learning.

Cbeebies Grown Ups 19 January 2017

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.

Careers Guidance for Young Adult Carers
19 January 2017

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.

Capturing the wider outcomes of community learning
19 January 2017

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
19 January 2017

Care Leavers Leaflet

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

Armed Forces Basic Skills Longitudinal Study
19 January 2017

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.

Adult Financial Capability Framework
19 January 2017

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
19 January 2017

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
19 January 2017

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.

A Woman’s Place
19 January 2017

A Woman’s Place

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

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