BBC Skillswise

The BBC Skillswise website provides factsheets, worksheets, quizzes and games to help you develop your literacy, language and numeracy skills.

BBC Bitesize

The home of learning and revision guides for adults, young people and children.

British Council ESOL Nexus

Improve your English with help from this free website from the British Council with videos, listening activities, texts and grammar exercises for ESOL learners at every level.

The National Numeracy Challenge

The Challenge Online is a confidential, informal, interactive website which helps you to assess your numeracy, learn everyday maths online and gain confidence. National Numeracy is an independent charity that aims to improve numeracy in the UK.

Maths 4 Us

A partnership of national organisations working to raise awareness of the importance of maths. The website provides number of resources to help you develop and improve your maths skills. The free Maths Everywhere app is particularly useful.

Citizen Maths

Discover how maths can be a powerful tool for solving problems that come up at work and in your life. Citizen Maths is a free online learning resource for anyone that would like to improve their maths skills.

Learn Direct

Learn Direct offers 500 different courses in subjects including IT, Maths and English and languages. Most courses are available online so you can learn wherever you have access to the internet - at home, at a public library or at a learndirect centre. Some courses are free or you could get funding to study. See the website for details on courses, help with funding and careers, as well as advice on education, training and work if you have a criminal record. Or call the helpline on 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 Big Plus Scotland

You can find out about learning opportunities by calling the free helpline or through the Big Plus website 0808 100 1080

The British Dyslexia Association

UK national organisation, offering a wide range of information for parents, dyslexic adults and teachers. 0845 251 9002

Dyslexia Action

Information about dyslexia services. Dyslexia associated training, teaching and publication details. 020 7391 2030