Literacy, Language and Numeracy skills
These national campaigns and websites can help you to brush up on your skills so you'll stand out when job hunting.
The BBC Skillswise website provides factsheets, worksheets, quizzes and games to help you develop your literacy, language and numeracy skills.
BBC Bitesize is the home of learning and revision guides for adults, young people and children.
The Big Plus Scotland
The Big Plus provide access to learning opportunities in Scotland via their website and free helpline. 0800 917 8000
British Council ESOL Nexus
ESOL Nexus can help you improve your English via their free website from the British Council, containing videos, listening activities, texts and grammar exercises for ESOL learners at every level.
The British Dyslexia Association
The British Dyslexia Association is a national organisation, offering a wide range of information for parents, dyslexic adults and teachers. 0333 405 4567
Citizen Maths is a free online learning resource for anyone that would like to improve their maths skills.
Dyslexia Action provides nformation about dyslexia services, associated training, teaching and publication details. 01784 222304
Learn Direct are the UK’s largest provider of skills, training and employment services. They can help you kick-start your career with qualifications in everyday skills like maths, English and IT, along with vocational qualifications and apprenticeships in lots of industries. 0800 101 901
National Careers Service
The National Careers Service is available to all young people and adults in England. It provides access to independent, professional guidance on careers, learning and skills and the labour market.
The National Numeracy Challenge
The National Numeracy Challenge is a confidential and informal website which helps you to assess your numeracy, learn everyday maths, gain confidence and work towards getting the Essentials of Numeracy – the basic skills which you need in daily life and the workplace.