All the latest research documents along with related practitioner resources and papers such as this excellent paper on teaching measures at Entry Level: Measurement was not taught when they built the pyramids - was it? Baxter, M. (2006).
The NRDC also has many research documents about the embedded teaching and learning of adult literacy, numeracy and ESOL in a range of vocational areas (childcare, engineering, complementary healthcare, etc.) such as the classic You wouldn't expect a maths teacher to teach plastering....
Editor's note (Sept 2018)
NRDC closed in January 2016 but, for now, the site and many of its resources remain.