Monthly Archives September 2018

We are hiring

Bristol City Council’s Community Learning Team are looking for tutors to deliver the following courses: ESOL Functional Skills Maths and English Employability We are looking for tutors with experience of community learning who have worked with hard to reach learners in group settings.  Tutors work in a range of venues across the city, so a willingness to travel is preferred. Salary: £28 per taught hour We are also looking for casual/part-time learning support assistants to support a range of learning activities for adults across the city. We are funded through the Skills Funding Agency to provide free courses to adults with few
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Earn 50p for every £1

Savers can earn 50p for every £1 thanks to new Government backed saving plan Hardworking people on low incomes can benefit from a new Government savings account that offers a 50% bonus. Help to Save will reward savers with an extra 50p for every £1 saved, meaning over 4 years a maximum saving of £2,400 would result in an overall bonus of £1,200. Help to Save is easy to use, flexible and secure, will help those on low incomes build up a ‘rainy day’ fund, and encourage savings behaviours and habits. How much is saved and when is up to
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English my way

We wanted to make sure all of our tutors and learners were aware of the excellent free resources available at ‘English My Way’ a resource for tutors who support and teach adults with no or low levels of English – providing free teaching resources and tools to manage classes https://www.englishmyway.co.uk/ English My Way offers a very unique blend of learning styles, formats, platforms and delivery methods – combining all these elements into an easy to follow, interactive and immersive learning experience. Vick Virdee, Training Manager, ACDA Skills Training
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Tutor conference 2018

A warm welcome to all of our tutors and staff attending the 2018 tutor conference   Over the course of the day we will add all of the Slideshows and support materials here as well as links to photographs etc. Presentations Main presentation Venue map List of workshops Seesaw proposal Seesaw training Blended learning Mental Health Suicide awareness Mental Health Training Children and adolescents Flexible Learning Fund For those of you wishing to get involved please contact Leisa Evans
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