Sign up to our monthly e-news update featuring the latest news, courses, resources & career opportunities / Subscribe now

Home » News » Adult learners of English and maths: longitudinal survey

Adult learners of English and maths: longitudinal survey

Maths , English
Skills for Life Network

This research aimed to provide a better understanding of learners’ experiences of adult English and maths courses in terms of skills gain, confidence and other life circumstances such as employment. 

Learners attending English or maths Skills for Life funded courses were interviewed at 3 waves in their learning journey. These were:

  • at the start of the course
  • soon after the course ended
  • one year after the course ended

Each interview included tests developed for the study to assess learners’ reading and writing or numeracy skills. Findings from these interviews are included in the documents.

The technical report and local authority comparison report for this study are included.

Find out more

Further Information

No further information

Sign up for our e-News Update
Subscribe

You may also like

Skills for Life Network E-News Update February 2023

Skills for Life Network E-News Update March 2024

Check out the Skills for Life Network E-News Update March 2024 for a round up of what’s new and what’s happening in maths, English, ESOL and digital skills in the FE and Training sector.

GCSE maths resit

GCSE maths resit research trial expanded

The Education Endowment Foundation will expand its research to allow 160 extra teachers from FE colleges across the country to participate in trials of new teaching approaches that aim to improve GCSE maths resit pass rates.