Resources

Youth Commission: education and employment support for young people
8 November 2019

Youth Commission: education and employment support for young people

Previous Youth Commission reports have analysed how these challenges vary across England, and how demographic and economic changes will alter the context for and impact of these challenges. Taken together, they mean young people will have...Read more »

Parent champion programmes, a guide for family learning providers
1 November 2019

Parent champion programmes, a guide for family learning providers

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 »

Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise: Implications for workforce development
30 September 2019

Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise: Implications for workforce development

A number of key thinkers from across UK further and adult education were commissioned to write short thinkpieces on the implications for leadership and workforce development of Healthy, Wealthy and Wise: the impact of adult learning...Read more »

Adult Participation in Learning Survey 2018
7 September 2019

Adult Participation in Learning Survey 2018

Learning has positive benefits for individuals, communities and the wider economy. Increasing and widening access to learning is crucial to future prosperity, fairness and social inclusion in the UK. Despite the strength of this evidence, the...Read more »

Resources to support the development of local ESOL partnerships
29 April 2019

Resources to support the development of local ESOL partnerships

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 »

Top tips for foster carers
17 April 2019

Top tips for foster carers

Foster carers have the opportunity to make a really positive impact on the young people they look after, including the choices they make as they navigate their way through education and towards employment. Research suggests that...Read more »

Best practice in designing and delivering pre-apprenticeship programmes
1 April 2019

Best practice in designing and delivering pre-apprenticeship programmes

Learning and Work Institute is delighted to be working in collaboration with J.P.Morgan to identify ways in which organisations can design and deliver pre-apprenticeship programmes, that provide a pathway to apprenticeships for young people, across Europe....Read more »

LEP Support Programme: Apprenticeship Growth
6 February 2019

LEP Support Programme: Apprenticeship Growth

ESFA are currently funding Learning and Work Institute to deliver a programme of support for LEPs to support apprenticeship growth. The programme, which is focussed around National Apprenticeships Week, includes: Support to plan and deliver your...Read more »

Supporting Young Apprentices: guidance for employers
15 November 2018

Supporting Young Apprentices: guidance for employers

Young apprentices can be some of the most dedicated workers, bringing fresh perspectives and new skill sets into the workforce. They provide opportunities for employers to ‘grow their own’ and develop a crucial talent pipeline for...Read more »

Making the Transition to Adulthood: Framework and Resources for Young Adult Carers
18 June 2018

Making the Transition to Adulthood: Framework and Resources for Young Adult Carers

Learning and Work is pleased to announce the launch of a new resource for young adult carers. Making the Transition to Adulthood: Framework and Resources for Young Adult Carers. Funded by the Department for Education, the...Read more »

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