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Help with Reading, Writing and Maths

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Lots of people have problems with reading, writing and numbers - so don't be embarrassed it's not like going back to school - there will be other people just like you..
Reading, writing and numbers are crucial skills when you:
  • Fill out an application form
  • Sending email
  • Reading timetables
  • Sending text messages
  • Use the internet and job sites such as Check4Jobs.com
  • Buying things
  • Reading the paper and other literature
It will help you:
  • Get a better job
  • Go on to further education
  • Help your children with their school work and learning
  • Improve your own self-confidence and employment opportunities
  • Make better decisions about things like money
What sort of course?
What is the best way to learn?

Ask yourself would you like to learn in a group or study on your own? Maybe you'd like a tutor to work with you one-to-one or even a home visit.
Most reading, writing and numbers courses will lead to a qualification. This will be especially useful if you are doing the course for work reasons and are looking to further your career.
There are literally hundreds if not thousands of education providers out there. Most reading, writing and numbers courses are run in further education colleges, adult education and community centres. Other good sources are libraries and government run learn direct centres.
Your employer may provide free careers advice to help you decide on your next move. Some will offer training and if not in-house they may offer to help you fund further training.
Many reading, writing and numbers courses are free but you may have to pay. It all depends what you want to do and where you live.