Community Learning Reform

The Public Services (Social Value Act) 2012
26 January 2017

The Public Services (Social Value Act) 2012

A brief guide to how the Act is likely to change things and how it should work in practice.

Wider outcomes planning and capture tool
26 January 2017

Wider outcomes planning and capture tool

Planning tool, outcomes framework and guidance developed by NIACE to support community learning providers to identify and capture the difference their work makes for learners and others.

Catching Confidence Tool
26 January 2017

Catching Confidence Tool

Resource to support practitioners to capture changes in learners’ confidence levels as a result of participation in learning.

Community Learning Innovation Fund (CLIF) – A report by NIACE for the Skills Funding Agency
26 January 2017

Community Learning Innovation Fund (CLIF) – A report by NIACE for the Skills Funding Agency

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 »

Slides from Learning and Volunteering Seminar
26 January 2017

Slides from Learning and Volunteering Seminar

Includes presentations from Rochdale Community Champions and Age UK on their approaches to measuring the impact of volunteering.

Cheshire West and Chester Council Case Study
26 January 2017

Cheshire West and Chester Council Case Study

This case study describes an approach to calculating value in ‘Pound Plus’ developed by Cheshire West and Chester Council that demonstrates the economic impact of the public pound on a local economy in addition to the...Read more »

Overall summary report
26 January 2017

Overall summary report

This report presents the findings of a short project undertaken by NIACE between to investigate how Community Learning reform was being implemented locally in the first year of full, national policy roll-out.  It provides a snapshot...Read more »

Review of Governance
26 January 2017

Review of Governance

AoC: A Review of Governance and Strategic Leadership in English Further Education

RCU/LEAFEA case studies
26 January 2017

RCU/LEAFEA case studies

Six case studies demonstrating a range of approaches to Pound Plus”

NIACE (2013) Curriculum for difficult times
26 January 2017

NIACE (2013) Curriculum for difficult times

Shows how providers, working in different local contexts, have developed a new curriculum. The work of these projects was based on the assumption that in difficult times the learning and skills curriculum will have to become...Read more »

Community Learning Innovation Fund (CLIF) – A report by NIACE for the Skills Funding Agency
26 January 2017

Community Learning Innovation Fund (CLIF) – A report by NIACE for the Skills Funding Agency

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 »

Community Learning Trust Pilots: Prospectus 2012/13
26 January 2017

Community Learning Trust Pilots: Prospectus 2012/13

This document outlines the objectives and vision of Community Learning Trust Pilots.

Publication of CLT Pilot Evaluation Report
26 January 2017

Publication of CLT Pilot Evaluation Report

The external evaluation report from the Community Learning Trust Pilots is now available to download from the BIS website.

Community Learning Reform Implementation report on survey findings
26 January 2017

Community Learning Reform Implementation report on survey findings

The purpose of the Community Learning (CL) Reform Implementation Survey was to provide a sector-led, bottom-up analysis of providers' self-assessed capacity in terms of implementing and embedding the Community Learning Reform agenda

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