This website lists the documents and outcomes for the public health framework.
The plain English Guide to the Localism Act.
This website covers the community rights under the localism act and explains in accessible language with case studies.
These two reports, produced as part of the Colleges in their Community Inquiry, are of interest in realtion to curricula development and approaches to local area planing of adult learning.
Focuses on the experiences of local community organisations working with Kirklees Council, which commissions its community learning provision locally as part of a long-term strategy of capacity-building in the local community.
Six case studies demonstrating a range of approaches to Pound Plus”
This case study describes a process of using population segmentation data to plan a bespoke curriculum and improve the efficiency and cost effectiveness of marketing. Relevant documents are available separately.
A co-ordinated approach to strategic planning from providers and other relevant local organisations and employers is essential to plan a cohesive, inclusive and locally focused learning offer across an area. This guidance highlights the main factors...Read more »
This Case Study focuses on how, since 2010, Hampshire County Council (HCC) has planned major growth in community learning provision and enabled greater participation and impacts across the county. It will also highlight the strategic imperatives...Read more »
The Community Learning Innovation Fund (CLIF) projects that ran from September 2012 to July 2013 offered interesting and creative learning programmes to attract different learners from disadvantaged backgrounds. The CLIF projects contain valuable lessons for community...Read more »
This case study describes a project funded by West Berkshire Council’s Community Education Fund which aims to support local organisations to deliver community learning to targeted groups.
This document contains examples of interesting practice case studies collected from projects using the Family Learning Impact Fund.
This report of the Independent Commission on Colleges in their Communities addresses the strategic role colleges can play in their communities. The content which includes leadership, governance, local planning, partnership working and community curriculum is relevant for...Read more »
This case study describes a Dads’ club developed to attract male family members and support them to succeed in family learning. This case study outlines some of strategies that helped make this a successful men’s learning...Read more »
Leadership and GovernanceThis research report sets out the key achievements of the Community Learning Innovation Fund, which NIACE managed on behalf of the Skills Funding Agency in 2012-2013. The curricula, teaching and learning approaches, achievements and...Read more »
This case study describes a webinar programme developed and supported by West Berkshire Council’s Community Learning Service working in partnership with the Community Council for Berkshire (CCB). The webinars are part of a range of initiatives...Read more »
Creating interactive content is a great way to engage learners. There are many ways to do this using all kinds of software and online tools. To get a professional result, it sometimes pays to use an...Read more »
This case study describes an adult learning programme offered by Luton Adult Learning that supported residents to take an active and informed part in a council community led planning and budget allocation initiative.
This case study describes the contribution that adult learning has made to developing the skills of local residents to support them to take over community assets in their area as an alternative to closure in the...Read more »
Suite of tools for supporting and measuring change when working with people in different contexts.
An introductory guide that explains the principles underpinning social impact measurement and provides simple, practical guidance on how to approach it.
Information and resources, including the SROI Guide for organisations and initiatives considering undertaking a Social Return on Investment Analysis