The WE Care project - improving Work and Education for young adult carers - was funded by the Department of Health's Voluntary Sector Investment Programme.
Under the programme of work funded by the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills, NIACE undertook a study to identify effective practice in vocational learning and employability skills provision in men's prisons and Young Offender Institutions.
Research has shown that the biggest single factor in adults not taking up maths learning is fear. The stories in this publication are personal accounts of adults who have overcome their own barriers and taken part in adult maths learning to improve life and work prospects for themselves and their families.
The Really Useful Book of Learning and Earning for Young Adult Carers is aimed at young adults (aged 16-25) in England who are looking after somebody else.
A collection of short stories and poems written by adult learners serving custodial sentences.
Throughout the past year NIACE has been supporting Offender Learning and Skills Service (OLASS) staff to identify and evidence the wider outcomes of some of their personal and social development (PSD) learning provision for offenders in custody.
This edition of the Really Useful Book of Learning and Earning (RUBLE) is a free resource for direct use by adults using homelessness services to help them think about their learning and development, plan ahead and develop strategies for achieving their goals.
This guide aims to help employers provide support for young adult carers to gain and stay in work. It tells employers who young adult carers are, the benefits of supporting young adult carers in the workplace, and includes practical information, resources and case studies which demonstrate the types of support employers can offer to young adult carers.
A policy briefing from NIACE and NATECLA, summarising the latest changes to policy regarding how ESOL provision and qualifications are used to support citizenship applications.
A brand new guide to support students in further education with caring responsibilities, has been published by NIACE and Carers Trust.
Short books written by well-known authors for less confident readers, which positively impact on learners' confidence, attitudes to reading and literacy skills.
The 2014-15 evaluation demonstrates the outstanding impact of Quick Reads on adult literacy, attitudes towards reading, levels of confidence and engagement in learning.
This guide is for head teachers and school governors to help them invest their Pupil Premium funding in Family Learning programmes. Family Learning has long been shown to produce pos
To support the 40% of care leavers not in education, employment or training, NIACE and Buttle UK have published a guide for FE colleges and other learning providers.
Executive Summary of NIACE's Committee of Inquiry into English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL).
Findings of the call for evidence undertaken on behalf of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, and the Department for Education
Being numerate and understanding when and where to use maths is a vital part of being able to function as citizens, parents, employers or employees and entrepreneurs.
A maths app to help adults see how relevant and useful maths is to everyone, everyday and everywhere.
Resources to help parents and carers take a more active role in their children's maths learning at school by providing ideas and activities to do at home.
A set of resources to promote Maths Mentors in prisons, to provide one-to-one support to other prisoners on the wing and in maths classes or vocational workshops
This resource pack is aimed at managers and practitioners in adult learning, particularly family learning and mental health services who want to work in partnership to improve, sdet up or develop opportunities that promote access to family learning for adults experiencing mental health difficulties.
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.
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.
A range of resources to improve access to learning opportunities for older people in care settings.
This is the second edition of the highly popular Key Words: Numeracy with revised and updated definitions of terms covered in numeracy learning.
This is the third edition of the highly popular Key Words: Literacy with revised and updated definitions of terms covered in literacy learning.
Our findings, analysis, conclusions and detailed recommendations following our Inquiry into Adult Literacy in England.
A package of recommendations following our Inquiry on Adult Numeracy Learning.
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.
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.