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  • Tue, 18/03/2014 - 23:41

    This exciting low cost event on March 31st is an opportunity to share learning from the first year of Finished at School. Ambitious about Autism in partnership with the Association of Colleges and nasen is leading the DfE sponsored Finished at School programme which is working with schools and colleges to develop and strengthen post-school transition pathways for young people with autism.

    The programme for the day includes:

    - an opportunity  to hear from staff and learners at Weston College about their Grade 1 provision for learners with autism;

  • Thu, 06/03/2014 - 11:25

    The RR Crowd - equality and diversity resources review

    Wouldn't it be great...

    if you knew where to look to find good quality, up-to-date, relevant equalities resources just when you need them to support your teaching, learning and assessment? Well that's exactly what this 'resources review' (RR) Crowd sourced project is all about – improving things so that you can find what you are looking for when you need it.

    The catch?

    It's a Crowd thing

  • Tue, 04/03/2014 - 15:20

    Learning Disability & Ethnicity | 28th March 2014 | London Conference


    This one day conference will critically examine the role of Ethnicity and its impact on Learning Disability and consider themes, perspectives and debates surroundings this area, so we can become more inclusive of these factors in practice and service delivery.

  • Tue, 04/03/2014 - 12:13

    Community Learning outreach projects

    Dear Colleagues

    I have been contacted by Ilkim Erdost, principal of the Volkshochschule Ottakring, a school for adult education in the 16th district of Vienna and a member of the district council. Ilkim is looking to get in touch with outreach adult education programmes in the UK, in particular outreach community based projects in the UK which they would like to visit within the framework of the Erasmus plus Mobility programme for Adult Education Staff: http://www.erasmusplus.org.uk/.

  • Fri, 28/02/2014 - 10:24

    Dear MHNE members and friends

  • Tue, 25/02/2014 - 11:46

    The Leadership Conversation provides an exciting opportunity for providers from across the Education and Training sector to provide vital feedback on their views on leadership and how leadership skills should be developed. Critically, the outcomes from this project will inform the strategic plans of the Education and Training Foundation for supporting leadership improvement in the sector.

  • Mon, 17/02/2014 - 14:09

    ...The deluge of learners we are experiencing (130 a week study across all our Mindfulness classes) seem to suggest there is a real need for Mindfulness in the community. Moreover we feel we are only just brushing the surface of the need-potential within the city. Every time we offer our services, this seems to set off an avalanche of other oganisations wanting to learn about our classes.

  • Mon, 10/02/2014 - 21:28

    Dissemination event  

    Finished at School Programme  - What have we learnt so far?

    Improving transition pathways for young people with autism to post-school learning and

    31stMarch 2014 Holiday Inn Bloomsbury,  London

  • Sun, 09/02/2014 - 17:27

    Largactyl Shuffle LGBT History Walk - Look forward to seeing you on this walk

    Celebrate LGBT History month with a sashay through queer Southwark!

  • Fri, 24/01/2014 - 16:01

    Community Learning Champions Support Programme now on Twitter

    Dear Colleagues

    In advance of the launch of the new Community Learning Champions Support Programme website (end of Jan/ beginning of Feb), we have just gone live on Twitter! You can find us at https://twitter.com/CLCSP for all the latest news and conversation around volunteering in community learning contexts, and more. In particular there have been recent tweets around the benefits of volunteering and community learning on health and wellbeing.