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  • Wed, 03/06/2015 - 09:11

    The East London NHS Foundation Trust are currently advertising for the role of Education Tutor. This is a rare vacancy for a teacher to join their small education department in medium secure forensic mental health services. They are looking for someone who can deliver ICT courses to adults in secure mental health settings. The role is based in Hackney, east London.

  • Tue, 02/06/2015 - 12:23

    The work of Peter Sedgwick and in particular his classic text PsychoPolitics (1982) has a renewed relevance in the context of ‘austerity’, the privatisation of welfare provision and emergent forms of radical activism in mental health. This conference will provide an opportunity to explore Sedgwick’s ideas and assess his legacy in light of these contemporary developments.

  • Sat, 30/05/2015 - 09:33

    The AE-Pro project is pleased to announce the launch of ‘European e-training for Adult Educators’, and we would like to invite you to take part. This free training course can be accessed via our online Adult Education Learning Platform at www.ae-learning.eu

  • Mon, 18/05/2015 - 13:54

    I'm researching teacher attitudes to leadership and what behaviours can positively support teacher wellbeing.  If you work as a part-time teacher or assessor and deliver learning off-site (eg. in a community venue or the workplace) anywhere in the North West region of England you are invited to get involved.  The information sheet below gives you background information about the funder, the Further Education Trust for Leadership, and how to contact me for more information.

  • Sat, 16/05/2015 - 14:34

    CoolTan Arts (CA) is a unique multi-award winning arts and mental health adult learning charity based in Southwark, South London. It is a long-standing member of the MHFE network and needs network members to vote for it in the Aviva Community Awards. If they win the £25K will enable them to keep their Shopping and Cooking on a Budget project going for another year.

  • Sun, 03/05/2015 - 12:08

    Image of the learn2b logoWe are pleased to announce two more ELMAG funded Learn2b mental health CPD opportunities for managers on: 

    use the links below for more information and to book.

  • Fri, 06/03/2015 - 11:57

    Dear colleague,

    NIACE would like to invite you to take part in research to identify and disseminate effective practice in developing the role of volunteers and volunteering in local Community Learning partnerships.

  • Mon, 23/02/2015 - 02:22

    The Autumn Statement announced £20 million over two years (£5m 2015-16 and £15m 2016-17) to pilot adult education courses to help adults recover from mild to moderate mental health problems, including depression, anxiety and sleep disorders. In January 2015 directly-funded Community Learning providers (mostly Local Authority adult education services and FE colleges) were invited to apply to the Skills Funding Agency (Agency) for funding for the first year.

    BIS has not set a top-down ‘blueprint’ for the content of local mental health courses. Courses may:

  • Sat, 21/02/2015 - 14:10

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  • Fri, 20/02/2015 - 10:14

    Have you seen the new 3-minute animation about depression on the Royal College of Psychiatrists website?