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Recipe for success box set


 Luton Adult Learning’s Evolve project provides a range of courses and opportunities to support people who may be experiencing mild to moderate mental health needs.


Recipe for Success - Advanced Techniques

This extract from the Recipe for Success e-resource contains our initial analysis and conclusions based what we learned by working with the group of FE colleges who contributed to the resource.

Continuing the recipes analogy we had used to review and present different colleges ideas and provision,  we explored key ingredients (or components) that appeared to be shared across all of the colleges and then examined some of the issues that providers are currently facing.  

Recipe for Success - original colleges questionnaire

This is a copy of the original questionnaire we sent to colleges who contributed to the Recipe for Success e-resource

Recipe for Success - handout for the questionnaire

Handout listing key influencing factors for internal and external partnerships generated through the literature search undertaken as part of the Recipe for Success project work.  This handout was sent to participating colleges along with a questionnaire.

Use it in conjunction with the questionnaire and recipe template as a tool for planning, team building, staff training or service review.

Recipe for Success template - create and share your recipe

There are lots of links between food, diet, cooking and mental health and wellbeing. Indeed, providing a discrete life skills course including eating and cooking on a budget was for a time a common  starting point for mental health services and FE colleges to work together. Many learners with mental health difficulties complete catering courses and go on to succeed in working in what is one of the most high work-related stress sectors of all.

Recipe for Success: The e-resource

When the team at Hackney Community College won the Association of Colleges Beacon Award (2010) for Widening Participation for its work  with students with mental health problems they decided to share their award with the sector by  commissioning a guide to effective practice.

'Recipe for Success' is the result. It is a collection of 'recipes' gathered together from 6  general further education (FE) colleges with established  provision to support  students (and staff) in FE  who have experience of mental health problems.

Which wordle goes where?

The new Recipe for Success e-resouce will be published here on MHFE in November (after Hackney Community College presents it at the 2011 AoC Beacon Widening Participation Awards ceremony).

Recipe for Success - Stockport College

Image showing the cover of Stockport College section in Cooking up a Storm

This page contains  additional information from Stockport College as part of the Recipe for Success e-resource


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