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You'll find updated information on Skills for Life teacher training programmes for the North East and Yorkshire and the Humber regions in the Training and Development section of the website. If you're a teacher trainer from one of these regions and and your organisation is not yet represented, contact us with brief details of your programmes and we'll add the information to the site. Course details for Yorkshire and the Humber can also be found on the new PDNet website at www.pdnet.org.uk

The 5th Annual Skills for Life Conference will be held on the 8th of July in Central London. Skills for Life Network is partnering the event and there's a 20% discount if you book through us before July 2nd. See the article below for full details.

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Barbara Zealley
Caryn Loftus

Network Managers

A shared responsibility between government, local authorities, employers and individuals: Tuesday 8th July 2008, Cavendish Conference Centre, London W1

5th Annual Skills for Life Conference
A shared responsibility between government, local authorities, employers and individuals: Tuesday 8th July 2008, Cavendish Conference Centre, London W1

Jobs

3 Posts based in Rotherham South Yorkshire; 1 Post based in Birkenhead The Wirral

Basic Skills Tutor
3 Posts based in Rotherham South Yorkshire; 1 Post based in Birkenhead The Wirral . Closing date 27 Jun 2008

Skills for Life Department, Hounslow Adult and Community Education, London

Full Time Literacy Tutor (Term time only)
Skills for Life Department, Hounslow Adult and Community Education, London. Closing date 11 Jul 2008

Skills for Life Department, Hounslow Adult and Community Education, London

Full Time Numeracy Tutor (Term time only)
Skills for Life Department, Hounslow Adult and Community Education, London. Closing date 11 Jul 2008

Training Plus merseyside, North West

Key Skills Teacher
Training Plus merseyside, North West. Closing date 7 Jul 2008

Sandwell MBC Adult and Family Learning Service, West Midlands

Lead Tutor - Numeracy
Sandwell MBC Adult and Family Learning Service, West Midlands. Closing date 2 Jul 2008

Craven College, Skipton, North Yorkshire

Lecturer in Additional Learner Support (Dyslexia)
Craven College, Skipton, North Yorkshire. Closing date 26 Jun 2008

Craven College, Skipton, North Yorkshire

Lecturer in Skills for Life
Craven College, Skipton, North Yorkshire. Closing date 26 Jun 2008

Shipley College, Saltaire, West Yorkshire

Section Leader: Essential Skills (Key Skills Communications)
Shipley College, Saltaire, West Yorkshire. Closing date 4 Jul 2008

North Yorkshire County Council Adult Learning Service, Craven area

Skills for Life Development Coordinator
North Yorkshire County Council Adult Learning Service, Craven area. Closing date 8 Aug 2008

Tribal CTAD, based at the Ford Motor Company Engine Plant, Dagenham,  Essex

Skills for Life Numeracy and Literacy Learning Coaches
Tribal CTAD, based at the Ford Motor Company Engine Plant, Dagenham, Essex. Closing date 7 Jul 2008

Hull College, Humberside

Skills for Life Trainer/Consultant (Train to Gain & Services to Business)
Hull College, Humberside. Closing date 25 Jun 2008

Knowledgebase

Invitation to the launch of Skilled to go
Skilled to go is a free online resource that develops consumer skills, confidence and knowledge alongside literacy and numeracy skills with additional suggestions for use with ESOL learners

Making your numeracy work add up
Durham, Wednesday 9th July 2008 9.30am - 1.30pm, followed by lunch: a free event for managers of Skills for Life and those responsible for Train to Gain and apprenticeship programmes to explore numeracy strategies and resources

NATECLA National Conference 'Values and Vision'
University of Warwick 11,12, 13 July 2008: This conference will focus on the changes which the ESOL sector has been facing and the implications for our learners, ourselves as practitioners and for NATECLA as a key national voice

NW Regional Skills for Families Training
Tuesday 15th July, 2008, 9.30 a.m. to 3.30 p.m. Victoria Mill Adult Education Centre, Varley Street, Miles Platting, Manchester, M40 7LJ

PDNet@Northern Skills for Life Teacher Trainer Network meeting
The next meeting will be held at the University of Hull on the 2nd of July at 2p.m.

Sign on for benefits, sign up for skills
Benefit claimants who need to improve their skills to get a job will have to attend compulsory training, under new proposals announced today by James Purnell and John Denham

Skills for Life teacher training update for Yorkshire and the Humber
An update on Skills for Life teacher training programmes available in the region

WoLLNET Research Report, June 2008
The WoLLNET project aims to research, trial, pilot and develop a web-based, user-friendly Toolkit to enable employers, providers and unions to evaluate the impact of workplace basic skills training programmes

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