Research about learning courses available to English for speakers of other languages (ESOL) in England.


English for speakers of other languages: access and progression

Ref: ISBN 978-1-83870-039-3, DFE-RR918PDF, 1.09MB, 85 pages


This report contains information about the availability of ESOL learning courses and the progression through ESOL provision in England. It focuses on the experiences of learners, non-learners, ESOL teachers and senior leaders.

It covers:

  • ESOL provision offered by learning providers
  • delivery of English language learning courses
  • demand for the courses
  • who accesses the courses
  • motivation and perceptions of access and progression to English language learning

Published 27 June 2019