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Enquire: publications

Enquire is the Scottish advice service for additional support for learning. The publications section contains leaflets, guides, factsheets, newsletters and briefing papers.

Valuing the impact of adult learning: an analysis of the effect of adult learning on different domains in life

Paper that launches a national discussion on identifying the evidence needs to prove the impact of adult learning for decision making at local and national level. As the paper shows, adult learning adds value to many wider agendas: there is a need to support members to make this wider case.

Systematic review of the impact of financial circumstances on access to post-16 learning in the Learning and Skills Council sector

This review aims to determine the impact of financial circumstances on access to learning in this sector. This systematic review was published by EPPI-Centre in 2005. Systematic reviews aim to find as much as possible of the research relevant to the particular research questions, and use explicit methods to identify what can reliably be said on the basis of these studies.

Systematic review of the impact of citizenship education on student learning and achievement

This review explores the impact of citizenship education on student learning and achievement, and aims to identify the implications for teacher education, policy and practice. This systematic review was published by EPPI-Centre in 2011.Systematic reviews aim to find as much as possible of the research relevant to the particular research questions, and use explicit methods to identify what can reliably be said on the basis of these studies.

Systematic review of effective strategies to widen adult participation learning

This review aims to determine effective strategies for widening participation in learning by adults with traditionally low participation. This systematic review was published by EPPI-Centre in 2005. Systematic reviews aim to find as much as possible of the research relevant to the particular research questions, and use explicit methods to identify what can reliably be said on the basis of these studies.

Thematic inspection of services for people with a learning disability in Angus, Dumfries and Galloway, East and West Lothian: accessible summary

The Scottish Government asked inspection agencies to look at how well some areas were supporting people with a learning disability. A team of people visited four areas to check up on how good services were for people with a learning disability. The team included people with a learning disability and family carers.

Lifelong learning: a tool for all ages

Document stressing the importance of lifelong learning as a means of helping individuals of all ages and, by extension, society as a whole grow and develop and recommending courses of action to make lifelong learning more accessible to all.

All our futures : planning for a Scotland with an ageing population

Document laying out the Scottish Executive's strategy for responding to and planning for an ageing population in Scotland. The strategy covers topics such as the role of public services, increased opportunities for older people, better intergenerational relationships, improving health and providing lifelong learning opportunities.

Continuous Learning Framework

The website of the Continuous Learning Framework which sets out what people working in social services need to be able to do their jobs well now and in the future and what their employer needs to do to support them.