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Investing in ‘What Works’ in further education and adult learning


Sets out the case for a What Works Centre for further education and adult learning.


Investing in ‘what works’ activity in further education and adult learning: policy brief

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The paper sets out:

  • the evidence for establishing a What Works Centre
  • the remit of a new centre
  • the level of investment needed and makes a recommendation to government

Find about more about the What Works initiative.

‘Improving attainment among disadvantaged students in the FE and adult learning sector: evidence review’ outlining what interventions improve the level of attainment for disadvantaged students in the further education and adult learning sectors is also available.

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