|Skills for Life Network E-News Update||19 Feb 2008|
Welcome to the Skills for Life Network E-News Update
In this edition of the update, you'll find lots of information on upcoming events, including details of a major research conference for Skills for Life practitioners in Scotland.
If you're based in the North East, do take a look at the information on a key regional seminar being held in Newcastle on the 19th of March - see 'Skills for Life in the North East' below.
Bookings are still being taken for the PD Net annual Skills for Life Conference being held in Wakefield on the 11th of March. Full details are in the article below.
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Additional funding for ESOL in Scotland
On Monday 4 February, The Cabinet Secretary, Fiona Hyslop announced £9 million of additional funding for English language classes across Scotland
Adult literacy and numeracy research conference, Scotland
Learning Connections is holding Scotland's first national Adult Literacy and Numeracy Research conference on Tuesday 29 April, 2008 at The Radisson Hotel, Glasgow
Embedding and Progressing: a one-day conference
Tuesday 26 February 2008, 9:45am - 3:30pm, London - a national conference aimed at learning providers and practitioners with an interest in embedded approaches to teaching and learning literacy, language (ESOL) and numeracy
Embedding Skills for Life in London Local Authorities
Thursday 27th March, City Hall, The Queen’s Walk, London SE1 2AA
English Language at Work
A FREE comprehensive new ESOL booklet backed by Government, unions and employers is now available to download
PD Net Skills for Life Annual Conference 2008 - Skills for Success
The PD Net Conference will be held on Tuesday 11th March 2008 at the Cedar Court Hotel, Wakefield
Skills for Employability: Achieving Our Level 3 Ambitions
Wednesday 19 March 2008, Central Hall, Westminster, 10am - 1.30pm - the launch event for the government's ambitious Level 3 targets
Skills for Life in the Midlands
‘Numeracy – Question Time’ - a free event - Tuesday 11th March, Birmingham and Wednesday 12th March, Leicester
Skills for Life in the North East
Where are we now? Where do we want to be?
Free event - Wednesday 19th March, 9.30am -1.30pm, Life Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne