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

You may also like

Black British Book Map

Black British Book Map

The National Literacy Trust have created a digital map of Black and Black British authors, illustrators, publishers and bookshops from all over the UK.

Inclusion Network

Essential Skills & Inclusion Network meeting

The next meeting of the Essential Skills and Inclusion Network will be held online on the 11th of November. All Practitioners of English, Maths, ESOL, SEND and digital skills working in the prison sector are welcome.

SEND Community of Practice

SEND Community of Practice

The next meeting of this SEND Community of Practice will be held online from 2.30pm to 4pm on the 25th November 2022 (no charge).