'Good' result for Hackney Adult Learning Services

Hackney Adult Learning Services has been praised in an Ofsted report, after being rated ‘Good’, following its most recent inspection.

In the report, Ofsted inspectors praised the service for adult learners a well rounded education which allows them to make good progress on their courses. In particular, the inspectors recognised that leaders and managers have high aspirations for all learners and have put in place effective strategies which have strengthened the quality of teaching, learning and assessment.

The report finds that Hackney Council's Adult Learning Service is good across all five categories and highlights the significant improvement that has been made and the range of teaching methods tutors use to motivate and engage adult learners.

The report finds that the Adult Learning Service offers a well rounded education which allows learners to make good progress on courses.

The Trust’s partnerships with local training providers and crèche facilities, has been highlighted in the report for helping to extend the reach of the Adult Learning Service, which enables parents and carers to access learning more easily.

Cllr Carole Williams, Cabinet Member for Employment, Skills and Human Resources
I am thrilled that we have been graded good in all categories. The comments the inspectors make reflect the level of commitment and hard work that has gone into ensuring our residents have the best possible support they need to pursue lifelong learning opportunities.

Access to quality lifelong learning is key for helping our residents achieve their full potential and for pursuing their career choices. The result is a tribute to the hard work of staff and tutors. I am pleased to see their work recognised for improving the level of adult education in the borough. We now have a great platform to build on this success and to keep developing the service. 
Cllr Carole Williams, Cabinet Member for Employment, Skills and Human Resources

The report also found that the students learn new skills which helped improve their chances of finding a job and encourages them to go further in their education. Many learners build their skills and abilities which enables them to support their children’s education and move onto further learning and employment.

To see the full report click here

For information about Hackney Adult Learning Services go to https://www.learningtrust.co.uk/