Research shows that family learning produces positive impacts for adults and children from disadvantaged backgrounds by raising aspirations, increasing parental involvement in their child’s learning, improving outcomes and narrowing the attainment gap. It provides a simple...Read more »
Local co-ordination of ESOL can support effective delivery of English language programmes and help remove barriers to language learning. The government’s Integrated Communities Action Plan announced new guidance on effective practice in co-ordinating ESOL provision, to...Read more »
This report sets out the results of work undertaken by L&W in 2017/18 to develop and test the use of social metrics in Adult Community Learning provision to capture a range of wider outcomes of learning. ...Read more »
L&W research found that there are currently gaps in evidence of the impact of family learning in prisons. To help address this, L&W developed “Family Learning in Prisons: An Evaluation Toolkit for Tutors”. The guide consists...Read more »
Presentation from Margaret Leopold, Policy Adviser, Early Years social mobility, Department for Education
Presentation from Charlotte Piper, Skills Strategy and Adult Education, Department for Education to the NFLF March 2018.
Presentation from Perin Sarosh, Education Manager, (Achievement and Aspiration), London Borough of Camden
“The potential for Family learning to contribute to Children and Young People’s Mental Health” Presentation from Sue Bennett, Mental Health and Wellbeing Co-ordinator, Northamptonshire County Council at the Mental health and families workshop with the National...Read more »
Presentation on the “Children and Young People’s mental health Green Paper” from Viv McCotter, Department for Education, Children and Young People’s Mental Health Team at the Mental health and families workshop with the National Family Learning...Read more »
Since 2015, as part of our work for the European Agenda for Adult Learning, L&W and its partners across the UK have been researching and discussing the impact of adult learning. We have done this through the...Read more »
This report sets out findings from the evaluation of the Youth Employment Gateway (YEG), an ambitious initiative to reduce youth unemployment across the Liverpool City Region. YEG was aimed at young people aged between 18 and...Read more »
This report sets out findings from the evaluation of pilots of Community Based English Language (CBEL) provision, a randomised control trial commissioned by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government. The CBEL intervention was aimed...Read more »
Guidance on the role of LEPs, combined authorities and local authorities in area review process.
Local Government Association hub, providing resources on relevant legislation, combined authorities, directly elected mayors, devolution deals, City and Growth deals and engaging citizens in devolution
This National Audit Office Report offers update on the 10 devolution deals agreed, plus 34 proposals received by Cities and Local Growth Unit to September 2016
AoC Report on the findings of research by AoC and the Centre for Skills Knowledge and Organisational Performance around potential impact and benefits of devolution
A guide to holding a ‘decision-makers meet learners’ event as a way of engaging local commissioners and decision-makers and generating an understanding of the contribution community learning can make to their agendas.
A summary of the discussions from round tables looking at commissioning approaches that improve the learning offer for disadvantaged groups.
A checklist for community learning commissioners.
A guide to introducing a co-design approach to developing a curriculum for disadvantaged groups.