Monthly Archives February 2018

Get ready for snow!

With it looking like Snow is on the way to the South West at the end of this week, we thought we’d just remind everyone to check their phones before attending a lesson. Whether you are a member of staff, or a learner on one of our courses, you can expect to be notified by text about any cancellations. If we are forced to close a significant amount of classes we will post on our website as well as on Facebook and Twitter. Stay safe and warm and try to build a snowman.
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New FREE courses for spring

It’s still cold and spring seems a long way away. But not to worry, we’ve got a great selection of FREE courses to get you ready for a great 2018. Come and meet lovely people and learn something new. We can huddle to keep warm! Learning ambassador course Award to enterprise and employment Cooking connections Get Digital Driving Theory with ESOL
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Looking for work?

Interested in a career in hospitality, catering, facilities maintenance or security? A new work placement programme in central Bristol is offering: Flexible, supported work placements for 4 weeks, ending in guaranteed job interviews To be eligible for this opportunity you will need to attend a free half day Employability training session in central Bristol on either 27th or 28th February. This will be followed by the chance to receive a further free day’s training with the Mitie Group on 7th March which leads into the work placement.   Registration in advance is required. To register, please contact: Patsy Newton pnewton@wea.org.uk
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International women’s day

With International Women’s day fast approaching on the 8th March we wanted to share the message as well as offer some useful resources for our tutors to use in their classes. Now, more than ever, there’s a strong call-to-action to press forward and progress gender parity. There’s a strong call to  motivating and uniting friends, colleagues and whole communities to think, act and be gender inclusive. International Women’s Day 2018 campaign theme: With the World Economic Forum’s 2017 Global Gender Gap Report findings telling us that gender parity is over 200 years away – there has never been a more
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Learn the internet

This was new to us: https://www.learnmyway.com/ A great resource for training materials to allow you to get some basic digital skills studying for free online. Learn My Way is a website of free online courses for beginners, helping you develop digital skills to make the most of the online world. Courses include: Using your computer or device Includes: Using a keyboard Using a mouse Using a touchscreen Online basics Includes: Using the internet Using online forms Using email More internet skills Includes: Online shopping Socialising online Using Facebook Online safety Includes: Keeping your personal information secure online More about internet
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FREE parenting courses

Parenting courses, advice and telephone support We run a range of parenting courses for parents of children aged 2 to 18 years old. We have courses about: young children teenagers children with challenging behaviour teenagers with aggressive or abusive behaviour or who’ve been involved in the criminal justice system Bristol based Parenting Courses Term 4 2018 Co-ordinated by the Early Help Parenting Team (EHPT). All courses are Free & Term Time Only (Unless otherwise stated)Bristol Parents/Carers are welcome to attend a course in any area. Term 4 Parenting Menu 2017 – 2018
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Get Digital

Get Digital course to help people get online, apply for benefits including Universal Credit and get help to increase skills and confidence. Based at The Park, Daventry Road BS4 1DQ. Another course will follow on in March-April 18 as well as one off Digifest sessions at different locations in Knowle, Filwood, Bedminster and Redcliffe. Dates for these one-offs to follow. Get Digital The Park Date: 19/2/18 to 19/3/18 Time: 1.00pm to 3.00pm each week Place: The Park, Daventry Road BS4 1DQ Please bring ID with you on week one. Contact Lucy Fieldhouse on 07788353446 or ask at Park Reception
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