National Documents

This page contains links to a range of national documents, policies, research papers and reviews that might be useful in your work. 

Click on one of the buttons on the left to find helpful downloadable documents by theme.

Policy and Funding Documents - This section includes documents on the DfE Post-16 Skills Plan, SFA Priorities and Funding, and the government's vision for Apprenticeships.

Adult Learning - This section includes documents from IRRP, the All Parliamentary Group for Adult Education, BIS, the Association of Education and Learning Providers, the Education and Training Foundation, the Centre for the Wider Benefits of Learning, the Welsh European Fundning Office and the Institute for Employment Studies. All of the documents are relevant to anyone delivering adult learning and skills.

Skills Surveys - Here you will find information from OECD, IPPR, the UK Commission for Employment and Skills, and McDonald's. The surveys contain useful statistics and information from recent years.  

Area Reviews, LEPs, Devolution and Localism - Ths section contains reports, research and information about the Area Review process, the implications of devolution and localism, and the progress of LEPs.

Other - In here you will find a range of other documents, including reports on poverty, digital skills, literacy and numberacy, ESOL and teaching qualifications.