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The Learning Journey

Teacher Training , Screening and Assessment , Professional Development , Individual Learning Plans
Skills for Life Network

A DfES resource that sets out the various stages in the Skills for Life learning process

The Learning Journey is defined in terms of the following stages:

  • Signposting/referral
  • Skills Check
  • Initial Assessment
  • Diagnostic assessment
  • Individual Learning Plan
  • Formative assessment
  • Summative assessment


‘The Learning Journey’ also gives guidelines on the professional qualification levels needed to support the various stages.


Go to Downloads to access a copy of The Learning Journey.



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