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Four independent Skills for Life briefings

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Independent briefings available to Skills for Life teachers, tutors, managers and coordinators

Basic Skills Bulletin is published 10 times a year and keeps practitioners up to date with all the latest and most significant developments in this fast developing field.

The bulletin presents examples of good practice across the whole field of Skills for Life. It reports on new developments, key issues and research, and provides independent analysis and commentary. More…


Numeracy Briefing provides in depth coverage of adult numeracy and moves towards functional maths. It provides a forum for debate on issues such as best practice in numeracy teaching; how to attract learners; and what professional qualifications are needed in teaching numeracy.

Numeracy focused news, analysis, reviews, case studies and research are brought to you three times a year by leaders in the field. More…


Basic Skills Professional Development is published 3 times per year. It provides support to practitioners seeking to manage their own professional development and that of their work teams.

The briefing covers national initiatives and CPD programmes at local level, and examines the ‘contexts’ in which practitioners operate. It assesses training models, learning resources and management techniques. More…


ICT Skills for Life Briefing covers ICT, the newest skill for life. This briefing helps practitioners to develop their ICT Skills for Life programmes. It will also appeal to those teaching traditional IT Skills courses and supporting learners on other courses with their ICT skills.

It provides examples of good practice, reports on national developments in teaching and learning, and highlights key developments in pathfinders and elsewhere. More….


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