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RUBLE (Really Useful Book of Learning and Earning) 2008

This is an archived copy of the  2008 version of the Really Useful Book of Learning and Earning (RUBLE).


 Image of the front cover of the Really Useful Book of Learning and Earning (2008)

RUBLE is designed to support people experiencing mental health difficulties who wish to return to or take up work, volunteering or learning.

NIACE has produced over 150,000 copies of the Really Useful Book of Learning and Earning since 2007. Feedback shows the positive impact this publication has had on people's lives:

‘I wish there were more books like this, it is a great source of information and it helps me put things into perspective and plan ahead'.

Guidelines for practiioners on how to use RUBLE are available and copies of the 2010/11 version can be purchased from the NIACE bookshop.

Other versions of this popular resource include:

RUBLE for apprentices (2010)

RUBLE for young adult carers (2011) -available as a free download from the NIACE bookshop

The Easy Read publication How to be happy and healthy when you are learning or working (2010) was also based on RUBLE.


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