- Informal Learning Works: An innovative study of adult learning in Torbay
This study was developed by South Devon College as part of its Partnership activity, with sponsorship from the Partnership.
concludes that Adult Education is a starting point for vulnerable
people as much as for others in society, can develop a variety of useful
skills, and provides valuable experience of learning and working in a
group which helps keep body and mind healthy – thus helping to
prevent social and economic exclusion, mental ill-health and community
To read the full report download it here
- First Steps Project: for Adults with a Learning Disability
opportunity for anyone who is not working, and has not felt confident
enough to look for work, to try out a short course focused on work
skills. View project flyer (pdf
To make an enquiry, click here
.View Project Report (pdf)
the success of the Learn Devon project, which finished on 31 March
2010, we are planning to offer a wider range of short courses in
2010-11. Many of these will provide credits towards the Qualification
and Credit Framework, so that you can go on afterwards to pick up
further credits and achieve a full qualification. All of the courses we
support will have to provide a clear route forward on to a qualification
within this Framework. If you would like to offer courses as part of
this project, click here
Year 1 of the Learn Devon 2 project is nearing
– clickhere for
the provisional Evaluation Report and look out for future updates.
Year 2 delivery
in October and we
will be advertising short courses which will provide credits
towards the Qualifications and Credit Framework which can
then be used towards a full qualification.
- Community Learning Toolkit
you looking to start some learning in your Community? This Toolkit was
developed as part of a European project to show best practice in England
- we think we have got it here!
To download a pdf of the manual "Getting Started with Community Learning", click here.
For the rest of the Toolkit, click on the Tool you want:Tool 1 - Training & Development HandbookTool 2 - Training & Development PlanTool 3 - Sample Learning Needs SurveyTool 4 - Useful ContactsTool 5 - Employing a TutorTool 6 - Planning a CourseTool 7 - Information, Advice & GuidanceTool 8 - Sample BudgetTool 9 - Health & SafetyTool 10 - Sample LeafletTool 11 - Time LineTool 12 - Feedback Form