Community-based adult learning

Contribute to the development of the new Adult Achievement Award

Newbattle Abbey College is developing a national award for adult learners, in partnership with a steering group, co-ordinated by Education Scotland and the SCQF Partnership.

About community-based adult learning

Community-based adult learning (CBAL) is an umbrella phrase used to describe a variety of learning approaches by a variety of providers in community settings.

Financial capability

Financial capability involves supporting adults to develop the skills, knowledge and understanding they need in order to be able to manage their money effectively and make informed decisions as consumers.

Adult Learning in Scotland - Statement of Ambition

Adult learning in Scotland should be lifelong, life-wide and learner centred.

Offender learning

Learning work with offenders crosses many work areas, including youth and adult literacies.

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    Family learning programmes '...aim to encourage family members to learn together. They are learning as or within a family.'

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