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Learners who are unemployed and want to get into work

Prescribing Learning: A guide to good practice in learning and health

This book shows what can happen when you put adult education and learning together. It makes an important early contribution to the case for the positive benefits of real partnership working and joined up local thinking to increase participation in adult learning as a catalyst for health improvement in its widest sense.  

RACC MHFE News - NHS and Adult Ed working together

RACC is organising an event on Monday 22nd Feb for NHS professionals and Adult Education called 'Working Together' . 

FACT: Recent Figures obtained through a Freedom of Information request showed the budgets for mental health trusts fell by 2% from 2013/14 to 2014/15.

Swarthmore Adult Education Centre: case study

One of the case studies from the LSIS Progression pathways for learners experiencing mental health difficulties project.  Swarthmore Adult Education Centre in Leeds, a voluntary and community organisation, offered taster sessions to learners to find out what needed to be in place to help them progress towards more and different types of programmes. 

New RCPsych work and mental health webpages

Launched on 14th June 2011, Work and Mental Health,  is a  new online resource on the Royal College of Psychiatrists' website, aimed at employers and others supporting people to return to work after a period of mental ill-health. It has been developed in partnership with DWP.

Latest from Mindful Employer

New! MINDFUL EMPLOYER Line Managers' Resource.

Includes contributions from line managers in a range of businesses and organisations, a foreword by Dame Carol Black, National Director for Health & Work and David Frost, Director General British Chamber of Commerce and comments from Dr Steve Boorman and others, as well as practical information and advice on:

The Take Ten People in the North East Project

What is this project about?

The Take Ten People Project (2010-2011) was part of a wider regional strategy, funded by the North East Mental Health Development Unit (NEMHDU), to improve the progression and employment prospects of people with experience of a mental health condition.  

Take Ten People (TTP): bibliography

Archived resource

This bibliography of sources used in developing the Take Ten People integrated approach to learning, skills and employment resources is included as part of the Take Ten People box set - a collection of resources.

Take Ten People (TTP): Discovering Potential wheel

This is a blank template of the Discovering Potential side of the Take Ten People (TTP) wheel, which forms part of the TTP resource collection.

Cite this resource: Barrett, C and Creed, A (2010) Take Ten People: An integrated approach to employment, learning and skills. Leicester: NIACE.

Take Ten People (TTP): blank employability skills and Discovering Potential wheel

The Take Ten People wheel is part of the Take Ten People box set - a collection of resources designed to support:

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