Advice about learning and work for disadvantaged adults.
These findings are based on a study carried out during the second half of 2008 of 12 agencies that provide careers advice to adults with one or more disadvantages including:
Some agencies were chosen on the basis of their target group, others on the basis of the way they addressed the needs of target groups.
The findings will be of interest to all working in similar or related fields. They will be of particular relevance to those planning the adult advancement and careers service (aacs) due to begin in 2010. The work described in this report embodies a number of the features of the proposed aacs: