ESOL and Employability Hub

In this section, you can find out where to get help with learning English and employability.

‘ESOL’ means ‘English for speakers of other languages’. An ESOL class will help you learn how to speak English, if it is not your first language.

‘Employability’ means the skills and qualifications you have which make employers more likely to give you a job. Employability services can help you improve your skills to become more employable.

ESOL services

ESOL services help you to learn English and practice using it. There are ESOL services across the North East – find your nearest one here.

ESOL services

ESOL resources

ESOL resources help you to practice and improve your English at home. Lots of these resources are free to use.

ESOL resources

ESOL for under 19s

ESOL resources for under 19s help you to practice and improve your English at home. Lots of these resources are free to use.

ESOL for under 19s

Good news stories

Case studies of refugees and asylum seekers who have achieved success after being helped by NEMP and partners in the North East.

Good news stories

Employability services

Employability services help you improve your skills to become more employable. There are lots of employability services in the North East.

Employability services

Employment routeway

Our employment routeway will help you find out whether you’re ready for work, and where to get the support you need to start work.

Employment routeway

Volunteering

Volunteering means giving up your time to do something which helps your local community or area. It can also give you skills for a job in the future.

Volunteering

Looking for a job

Information about where to look for a job, and a selection of jobs across the North East which are available now.

Looking for a job