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Adult Learning Documents

These documents contain recent research and reports on matters affecting adult learning and skills. Where the reports are slightly older, they still contain relevant information that may continue to be useful to Third Sector learning providers.

IPPR report Skills 2030: Why the adult skills system is failing to build an economy that works for everyone.  This report discusses what the IRRP sees as the main weaknesses of the current system, and the impact of the Apprenticeship levy.
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Too important to be left to chance - A report commissioned by the All Party Parliamentary Group for Adult Education. Published by Open University and Warwick University Institute for Employment Research July 2016.
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BIS Research Paper No 90: Review and Update of Research into the Wider Benefits of Adult Learning. Published November 2012
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Delivering Adult Skills Provision to the Unemployed - A provider guide March 2014 This is a Playbook format guide by AELP in association with The Education and Training Foundation.
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The Wider Benefits of Learning: A Synthesis of Finding from the Centre for Research on the Wider Benefits of Learning 1999-2006
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A Practical Guide to Measuring Soft Outcomes and Distance Travelled. Guidance Document June 2003 Welsh European Funding Office
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Guide to Measuring Soft Outcomes and Distance Travelled by the Institute for Employment Studies 2000
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