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  • 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.

  • Fri, 17/01/2014 - 21:26

    AELP is delighted to announce the launch of the Traineeships Staff Support Programme (TSSP). Up to £715,000 of funding has been made available by the Education and Training Foundation for the design and delivery of innovative and high quality professional development support, resources and materials which can be accessed by, and will benefit, the wider education and training workforce in order to improve outcomes from traineeship programmes for learners and employers.

  • Fri, 10/01/2014 - 10:12

    The Education and Training Foundation's Practitioner Research Support Programme

    Do you have a good research idea but need some support and some thinking time to make it happen?