Lifelong Learning Week

Lifelong Learning Week is an annual week of activity taking place across England in early November.

It is a collaborative week of activity bringing together work from across Learning and Work Institute and beyond, to engage a wide range of stakeholders and raise the profile of lifelong learning across a range of policy areas.

What are the main objectives?

  • To raise the profile of lifelong learning.
  • To celebrate and champion adult learners and adult learning providers.
  • To drive a shared focus among policymakers, providers and stakeholders on increasing opportunities for lifelong learning.

Lifelong Learning 2021 will take place from 8-12 November. Watch this space!

Last year’s inaugural Lifelong Learning Week included a range of activity celebrating the achievements of our award winners and showcasing the impact of adult education.

Adult Participation in Learning Survey 2020

We published the latest findings of the Adult Participation in Learning Survey, focussed on the impact of lockdown on online learning.

Festival of Learning 2020 Awards Ceremony

Our awards ceremony took place online due to the ongoing coronavirus restrictions. We celebrated the incredible achievements of our 2020 cohort of winners who have used learning to transform their lives and the lives of others.


Meet our winners

English, Maths and ESOL Conference

Our annual conference focussing on the importance of basic skills took place on 3 November. We welcomed a range of high profile individuals from the sector, including a Ministerial address from Gillian Keegan MP.