Research and Reports

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.

Women with negatives 18 January 2017

A better future for us all

Our policy paper identifies 10 ways in which learning can help older people respond to the challenges of ageing and sets out three aims to improve access to learning opportunities.

Three Million Careers 31 October 2016

Three Million Careers: Making the Apprenticeship Levy Work

The Government has a target of three million apprenticeship starts in England by 2020, and is introducing an Apprenticeship Levy on the payroll of large employers to fund this increase and to encourage greater employer engagement...Read more »

Skills and Poverty
13 September 2016

Skills and Poverty

The UK’s skills base has historically lagged behind that of other countries, with big inequalities in skills levels and participation in learning. Out of the 24 OECD countries that took part in a skills survey, the...Read more »

14 March 2016

Drug treatment outcomes and employment

The Learning and Work Institute was commissioned by Public Health England in October 2015 to conduct a Rapid Evidence Review of the relationship between employment, employment support and drug treatment outcomes. It is widely believed that...Read more »

Appentice Charter 1 September 2015

Apprentice Charter – High Quality, Better Outcomes

The government wants to see another 3 million apprentices by 2020, and that’s a vision that we can all buy in to. But to make that happen we need to make sure apprenticeships are a high...Read more »

Making Migration Work 1 March 2015

Making Migration Work

Our policy solution calling for urgent action to unlock the skills of migrants and UK residents.