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  • 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?

  • Fri, 10/01/2014 - 10:02

    Shine with us - awards for Adult Learners' Week 2014 now open

    Stories of remarkable people and organisations, who have used learning to transform their lives and the lives of others, are invited to be part of the country’s largest festival and celebration of learning. Nominations for NIACE’s Adult Learners’ Week Awards are open now for projects, providers, employers and individuals.

  • Fri, 20/12/2013 - 15:09

    Dear colleagues,

    We are contacting you about three free dissemination events to highlight the impact of the government’s Community Learning Innovation Fund (CLIF).

    The events will include findings about the impact of informal learning on health and are an opportunity to look at local and national policy as well as to share practice.

    The events are:

    Manchester, January 24th 2014

    London, February 3rd 2014

    Birmingham, February 7th 2014

    You can register for the event by following the link below.

  • Tue, 26/11/2013 - 07:25

    Natspec is being funded by the Education and Training Foundation to continue its work on supporting progression on non-accredited programmes and is now looking to recruit 45 ‘sector leaders’ – practitioners with relevant expertise –to develop the work in their own organisations and regionally.The main focus is on learners with learning difficulties and disabilities, but the approach can be applied to other learners too.