Lifelong Learning

The adults we support at JigsawPlus receive person-centred, individually designed learning plans based around their needs, likes and abilities and drawing on the appropriate and relevant topics from a comprehensive central curriculum.  Additionally, community-focused activities and a range of vocational and life skills learning opportunities are offered through Jigsaw Enterprises.   Working from our Centre for Lifelong Learning, JigsawPlus Learning Support Workers work closely with the adults their adult learners to create personalised plans focussing on identification and achievement of meaningful, individual goals.  JigsawPlus is open for 49 weeks per year.

JigsawPlus provides:

Learning support to continue personal development and to access ongoing educational opportunities, eg. Numeracy, Literacy and ICT

Employment support to access vocational training, volunteering and work experience opportunities with JigsawPlus Social Enterprises or other places of employment

Wellbeing support to access social, leisure, fitness and therapeutic opportunities.


Lifelong Learning Opportunities

JigsawPlus creates individually designed learning plans by drawing on the appropriate and relevant topics and activities from a comprehensive central ‘curriculum’.  There are six main categories:

Learning Categories

Learning Topics and Activities

Key Skills

Literacy, Numeracy, ICT, Emotional Literacy, Communication & Social Skills

Independent Living Skills

Travel Training, Money Management, Shopping, Cooking, Housework, Laundry

Personal Development

Health & Hygiene, Personal Care, Citizenship, Clothing & Fashion

Improving Well-being

Anger & Anxiety Management, Leisure, Exercise & Fitness, Hobbies & Pastimes, Relaxation, Sensory Experiences, Horticulture

Vocational Skills

Workplace skills, Volunteering, Work Experience

Creative & Performing Arts

Music, Drama, Arts & Crafts, Dance, Animation, Photography