Raising Aspirations

Raising AspirationsThese new resources have been designed for learners up to the age of 16 with special educational needs. There are four titles, each focused on a different Preparing for Adulthood pathway (employment, independent living, community inclusion and health). You do not need to be registered with ASDAN to purchase and deliver this programme.

Each module can be undertaken separately and built into a profile of achievement. Learners complete activities and gather evidence to demonstrate their progress.

Who is it for?

Learners aged 16 or under with special educational needs. It is particularly appropriate for those working with just one young person or a small group of learners, such as:

  • Home educators
  • Parents
  • Primary schools

Raising Aspirations module books

Each candidate will need one copy of the module book they are working towards. As they complete activities within the book, candidates also build up a portfolio of evidence, showing how they have developed and practised their skills.

There are four titles available, each one focusing on a different area of personal development. Click the links below to download a free sample copy:

Supporting resources

Packs of supporting resources are available to support the delivery of Raising Aspirations. There are four packs available – one for each of the module books – containing resources and templates to support the activities within the module and assist learners in building their portfolio of evidence.

Click the links below to download a free sample copy:


Tutors can reward the achievements of learners that have completed Raising Aspirations modules using the internally-awarded certificates.

The certificates are available to purchase in packs of five or packs of 20.

Costs and getting started

All student book, certification and registration prices shown below are per learner, unless otherwise stated:

  • Raising Aspirations module books (one per learner, per module)  £8.75
  • Raising Aspirations supporting resources (one pack per module)  £8.75
  • Raising Aspirations certificates (optional, pack of 5)  £5.00
  • Raising Aspirations certificates (optional, pack of 20)  £9.85

No prior training is needed to deliver the course, all the instructions you require can be found within the module books.

These resources can be purchased online from the ASDAN website.