Monthly Archives August 2017

Free Theory test practice

Safe driving for life a website partner of the vehicle and driver standards agency is now offering free practice tests for your driving theory. There is no need to sign up, just choose: Car Bike Bus & coach Heavy goods vehicle And then you can take a practice timed test to check your knowledge before committing to the real thing. From their website: Take official practice driving theory tests – for free Here you can take official practice theory tests from the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA), free of charge. Practice theory tests are available for learner car drivers,
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Active listening course

Our friend Liz Mytton is running an active listening course on the 24th from Easton Business centre, we thought our users might like to know about it… Listening enhances communication, supports meaningful reflection and promotes mutual understanding. This half day workshop will enable you to improve your listening skills, allowing you to be fully ‘present’ in professional and personal interactions. Essential for successful meetings, supervision and support, conversation and negotiation activities. Thu 24 August 2017 09:30 – 12:30 BST Easton Business Centre Felix Road Easton Bristol BS5 0HE   For more details and to book this course please click here
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New courses abound

We’ve got a whole host of new courses, from ICT for work and other employment sessions to help getting yourself up to speed with the English required to make a new life in Bristol.   We’ve also just had three new fliers come in that aren’t on the website yet: Contact details are on the sheets above so drop us a line if you’re interested and want to take advantage of these great courses
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Beach get together!

We welcome you and your children 0-5 and siblings up to 8 to come and join in with our events next week! Beach Get – Together! Come and join us next Tuesday (Tuesday 8th August) 10am – 12noon. Meeting at the Beach Huts on the promenade opposite the Royal Sands. Don’t forget to bring lots of water, a hat, suncream and maybe even a picnic to enjoy afterwards. Activities will include: Baby area Shell painting Self-face painting A selection of games to choose from; bats, balls and boules, buckets and spades, water play, parachute games, bubble blowing and giant connect
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Why adult learning matters

Great news story from WeForum; Learning throughout life makes sense. Research shows it is good for your health, your wealth, your civic engagement and your family’s future prospects. It prolongs your independent life and enriches your quality of life. For companies, investing in worker skills makes sense too – it promotes flexibility and creativity, problem-solving, teamwork and an increased sense of agency among staff, making them happier and more productive. These are, of course, exactly the traits needed as companies face of the challenges of the latest industrial revolution. For governments, supporting learning in later life helps to delay the
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