Resources | Engagement 4 Learning
Below you will find links to the Engagement for Learning Framework resources, as well as to articles written by the E4L team and their colleagues.

Early Inclusion Through Learning From Each Other – CLDD Briefing Sheets

11 Briefing Sheet Downloads available from Early Inclusion Through Learning From Each Other.

DOWNLOAD – All Briefing Sheets

Engagement for Learning Framework resources

The Engagement for Learning tools below are free to download, and are updated versions of the original 2011 documents created by members of the Complex Learning Difficulties and Disabilities (CLDD) Research Project team. If you have any problems downloading them, please get in touch with us via the Contact page.

Engagement for Learning Framework Guide 

This resource provides detailed user guidance and examples for three of the Engagement for Learning Framework resources – the Engagement Profile, the Engagement Scale and the Engagement Ladder.

DOWNLOAD EfL Framework


Engagement Profile

The Engagement Profile is used to describe a child’s ‘highest possible engagement for learning’ behaviours during their ‘most absorbing interest’ activity or activities. These may be observed in any environment (e.g. school, home, therapies, community activities, etc.).

DOWNLOAD – 7 Practice Indicators

DOWNLOAD – 7 Practice Indicators Profile Definitions


Engagement Scale

The Engagement Scale allows assessment and documentation of a child’s progress on a journey from minimal engagement in a priority learning activity to high engagement as a result of adjustments made by educators.

DOWNLOAD – 7 Practice Indicators Scale


Engagement Ladder

The Engagement Ladder helps educators to identify a priority learning focus for children with CLDD.

DOWNLOAD – Engagement Ladder


Creating a graph from CLDD Data

This download includes step-by-step instructions and illustrations on creating a ‘progress graph’ with Excel’

DOWNLOAD – Creating a graph from CLDD Data