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BBC - Learning English
General and business English. Grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation; quizzes, games and crosswords; video features; audio slideshows and more

BBC Skillswise
Practical, common-sense maths for adults, with a range of topic areas.

English My Way
English My Way is a resource for tutors who support and teach adults with no or low levels of English - providing free teaching resources and tools to manage classes

English teaching and learning resources. Available in many languages: Chinese (simplified), Chinese (traditional), Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Portuguese, Vietnamese, Arabic, Thai, Russian, Italian, French, German, Polish and Turkish

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.

Part of Ufi (University for Industry). Provides information and advice for adults choosing careers and courses (Learndirect and other courses). Lists Learndirect centres and has information about financial and childcare support for learners.

mathcentre has been set up to deliver mathematics support materials, free of charge, to students, lecturers and everyone looking for post-16 maths help.

Maths Careers
Advice on careers in maths compiled by the the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications. Categorised by age, from secondary age students up to adult learners.

Morrisby supply and develop psychometric test systems. Many commercial organisations use their assessments as part of their development and recruitment programmes. Find out more about the tests and take a practice test.

National Literacy Trust
A very extensive and useful site if you need to find reports, initiatives, news and statistics about literacy.

NRICH Mathematics
The NRICH Project aims to enrich the mathematical experiences of all learners. To support this aim, members of the NRICH team work in a wide range of capacities, including providing professional development for teachers wishing to embed rich mathematical tasks into everyday classroom practice. The site has a wide range of resources for teachers and students of all ages.

Plus Magazine
Plus provides articles and podcasts on any aspect of mathematics, covering topics as diverse as art, medicine, cosmology and sport, a news section, showing how recent news stories were often based on some underlying piece of maths that never made it to the newspapers, reviews of popular maths books, interviews and puzzles.

Skills Workshop
Search to find free find numeracy and literacy (speaking, listening, reading and writing - spelling and handwriting) resources including worksheets.

A BBC site with games, quizzes and news items to help you improve your literacy and numeracy skills.

University of Kent Maths Tests
Try two numerical reasoning tests. Answers provided.

University of Oxford Careers Service
General advice and links about aptitude and psychometric tests.

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