We post special free activities and resources from the Campaign for Learning and our national partners here that you can use for your Learning at Work.

Special Free Love Learning webinars for parents

Webinar 1: Love Learning at Home Together

Listen in to find ideas, free resources and tips to excite, engage and enthuse children to learn at home, as well as build a love of lifelong learning in families with presenter Juliette Collier, Campaign for Learning.

Suitable for parents with children 3-11


Webinar 2: Love Learning about Money Together

Listen in to discover how to help your family learn to make the most of money, whilst having fun together. Families provide the biggest opportunity for children to see, talk and learn about money; what we do as parents really matter in helping children develop positive money habits. This webinar will give you practical tips and ideas to help your children get to grips with money.

Suitable for parents with children aged 7 and under


2021 Learning at Work Week Impact Awards

The Learning at Work Week Impact Awards celebrate bold, creative and excellent events which promote and support lifelong learning at work. The awards are competitive and entrants are judged on how their Learning at Work Week campaigns are designed to achieve a range of outcomes. 

Our confirmed categories for the 2021 Impact Awards are:

  • getAbstract Impact Award for Inspiring a Lifelong Learning Culture
  • The Open University Business School Impact Award for Supporting Business and Organisational Goals
  • The SFJ Awards Impact Award for Connecting Your People to Virtual Learning
  • The Findcourses.co.uk Impact Award for Innovation in Learning and Development

The deadline is 23 July 2022. Find out how to enter!

CIPD - National Partner

At the CIPD we have a passion for learning – after all it is at the heart of our Profession Map.

This year we are delighted to be a National Activity Sponsor for Learning at Work Week. This years theme is ‘made for learning’ and the three things which make us human; curiosity, learning and connection.

That’s why our LAWW Resource Pack will help you get the most from Learning at Work Week – it has five themes – each of which is a vehicle for learning – but it’s the human which makes them work.

Download your full pack from the CIPD website so you can learn more about these themes, and get the most from Learning at Work Week.

Skills for Health - National Partner

As supporters of Learning at Work Week, Skills for Health are offering two promotions designed to support and address the needs and requirements of healthcare professionals from hospitals, medical practices, and other healthcare organisations. 

Offer 1 - Free Covid-19 Awareness Course

Skills for Health's free Covid-19 Awareness course is designed for health, social care and key workers but has information useful and applicable to all workplaces. Access the free course.

"Really informative, with hyperlinks to underpinning areas very helpful. Latter sections are useful even in a non-hospital setting. Overall a very useful tool to help make our workforce more aware of the virus." Service Manager, and Trainer Care Trust

Offer 2  - LMS with free CSTF training for NHS Trusts

This promotion offers organisations that sign up to LearnSpace, the learning and management tool based on Totara Learn, CSTF Statutory Mandatory eLearning bundle free of charge. As a leading non-profit online learning provider, Skills for Health are dedicated to support healthcare organisations in providing compliant eLearning solutions and learning management tools, in the most efficient and cost-effective manner. Find our more and sign up here.

Visit the Skills for Health Learning at Work Week hub.

Skills for Justice - National Partner

Resources for L&D colleagues  

Skills for Justice supports workforce development and planning across the justice sector from labour market intelligence, through insights and reports, to expert perspectives on leadership. See below for a sample of the resources on offer and at their special Learning at Work Week hub


Skills for Justice is part of the Workforce Development Trust. Take part in its biennial survey on developing a resilient workforce including future challenges, skills and training. 

Visit the Skills for Justice Learning at Work Week hub.

Northgate Training Activities – National Partner

Request a FREE training activity here!

As National Activity Partner for Learning at Work Week, this year Northgate Training is offering a FREE training activity for you to use in your virtual or face-to-face training courses.

To tie in with this year’s theme of Made for Learning, Northgate’s activity for this year is called Team Dynamics & Brainstorming! It lasts around 30 minutes and allows teams to practise brainstorming, gain an understanding of team dynamics and reflect on their own behaviour when working in a team. Simply click on the above link for your FREE copy (or email [email protected] and we will send it to you).

The activity is sent via email and consists of PDF files only so it can be used on your chosen virtual training platform, for example MS Teams or Zoom, or you can print or ask delegates to view on-screen for face-to-face classroom use.

Sounds of Learning Collaborative Playlist

As COVID-19 means that many of us are still working remotely, we’ve curated a collaborative playlist, ‘Sounds of Learning’ to bring everybody together during Learning at Work Week.

Find out more and how to nominate a track!

The Open University Business School - National Partner

The Open University Business School have collated a range of free resources for learning that you and colleagues can use at any time including:

  • effective communication in the workplace
  • understanding your customers
  • decision trees and dealing with uncertainty
  • curiosity in a lockdown - reflections a year on with Liz Moody, Director of Executive Education, The OUBS

Visit the resources 

The Open University

The Open University and partners provide a range of excellent and free learning opportunities via OpenLearn and FutureLearn. Explore some of the opportunities below.

International Skills Summit on Wednesday 19th May

You are invited to join World Skills’ free virtual summit to discuss skills required for economic growth. Delivered in partnership with NCFE, you will be able to hear and ask questions from leaders in their field and learn how sectors such as clean tech and advanced manufacturing are developing the skills of the future.  Sessions include interviews with high-profile figures in the skills sector and panel sessions with companies, policymakers and international skills experts. Speakers include Mark Gregory, Chief Economist at EY, and Kate Green MP – who will be sharing their knowledge on skills for economic growth. 

View the full list of speakers, and register for the event

National Numeracy Day takes place on Wednesday 19 May 2021

National Numeracy Day is the UK’s only annual day dedicated to everyday maths. This year its unique virtual festival will be packed full of practical advice from celebrities and experts, inspirational stories from real-life learners and a host of free online events and resources. To find out more visit www.nationalnumeracy.org.uk/numeracyday 

For National Numeracy Day everyone is invited to build their confidence with numbers. The National Numeracy Challenge lets you learn at your own pace. Start with a 10min check of your skills. Visit the National Numeracy Challenge


Learning at Work Week Doodle Challenge 2021 

There’s nothing more human than expressing ourselves through drawing. We’ve been drawing on walls for over 44,000 years!   

We’re inviting you and colleagues to flex your drawing muscles and continue this very human behaviour during Learning at Work Week.  

Starting from Monday 17th May try our five drawing challenges – whether it’s a quick sketch, doodle or scribble, a cartoon, or something more detailed.   

All eligible entries will be entered for a prize draw with the chance to win creative art gift vouchers! 

Promoting the Learning at Work Doodle Challenge  

  • Share the Doodle challenge page with colleagues. 
  • Ask them to share by emailing [email protected] or tagging @lawweekwire on Twitter along with #lawwdoodlechallenge (and your own company handle if you like!)  
  • We will retweet doodles on @lawweekwire Twitter  
  • All doodles submitted by email and online will be eligible for entry in to the prize draw for art gift vouchers subject to the terms and conditions on the Doodle Challenge page. 

See the Doodle Challenge page

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