Learners

PEARL gives learners the choice of customising their course with additional free skills courses to complement their primary learning aim. Learners can choose to add functional skills and a choice of modules on: Resilience, Team working, Timekeeping, Compassion and other relevant modules. These are then embedded within their course adding value to the learner journey and enriching their experience.

By customising their course content, learners increase their knowledge and confidence to improve their chances of finding work.

Applying for a job
Career Planning
Speaking &
Listening at work
Self Promotion
& preparing for a Job Interview

Each learner's journey, and progression, is mapped and quantified against the Skills Map Sunburst and Personal Development Score which "gamify" learning - encouraging participation and increasing retention by keeping learners motivated

PEARL puts learner interests and needs at the heart of the learning journey and includes many unique features:

Rich interactive online learning content (videos, quizzes, games & text) mapped to recognised qualifications.

Additional course content delivered in a user friendly, interactive environment learners are encouraged to create additional resources to share with fellow learners on a community basis.

Learners create their own personal profile visible to other learners

Learners create a professional profile visible to prospective employers through the "Career Partner" login area of PEARL.

Learners can update and share their status with other users of PEARL and with employers.

Learners can communicate with tutors, other learners & employers on PEARL

Learners can earn achievement badges and gain points towards learning credits which can be redeemed against additional training.

Learners can access free Employability skills training delivered in a user friendly, interactive environment learners are encouraged to create additional resources to share with fellow learners on a community basis.

Keeps learners engaged while they wait for a placement, or apprenticeship to start, or for funding to be approved, in order to begin the programme.

Learners can access their study materials, assessments and feedback online so study can happen anywhere and at any time.

Learners studying remotely can still enjoy community support. Social Connections can be formed and controlled so learners can still be part of a supportive group

Funding information updates automatically Learners can see the progress and status of their SFA loan applications online, saving valuable loan administration time.